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Diane Arbus 
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1.Diane Arbus
2. Weegee
3.Imogen Cunningham
4.Baron Adolph de Meyer
5.Irving Penn
6.Eugčne Atget
7.Alfred Stieglitz
8.Heinrich Kühn
9.Eliot Porter
10.Henry Fox Talbot
11.Walker Evans
12.Léonard Misonne
13.André Kertész
14.Henri Cartier-Bresson
15.Roger Fenton
16.László Moholy-Nagy
17.Edward Steichen
18.Robert Adamson
19.Alexander Gardner
20.Adolphe Braun
21.Josef Sudek
22.Félix Bonfils
23.Felice Beato
24.Alvin Langdon Coburn
25. Man Ray
26.Edward Weston
27.August Sander
28.Bill Brandt
29.Albert Renger-Patzsch
30.Peter Keetman
31.Werner Bischof
32.Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre
33.Mathew B. Brady
34.Frederick H. Evans
35.Giorgio Sommer
36.Robert Demachy
37.Karl Blossfeldt
38.W. Eugene Smith
39.Anne Brigman
40.Gustave Le Gray
41.Frantisek Drtikol
42.Garry Winogrand
43.Jean-Philippe Charbonnier
44.Peter Henry Emerson
45.Julia Margaret Cameron
46.Ansel Adams
47.Edward S. Curtis
48. Burton Brothers
49.Gordon Parks
50.Alexander Rodchenko

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Today in the past...

Harold Allen (1912, 29 June - ) was born. American photographer and teacher. 
Richard Blair (1948, 29 June - ) was born - US, NY, Bew York City.  
Caroline Hyman (1944, 29 June - ) was born - England, Berkshire, Ascot. Contemporary British photographer noted for her botanical work. 
James Van der Zee (1886, 29 June - 1983) was born - US, MA, Lenox. His most notable work relates to the portraits he took of African-Americans in Harlem between 1916 and 1969.

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Robert Mapplethorpe 
 American photographer who experimented with Polaroid images sometimes doing portraits of his close friend Patti Smith. In the 1970s he switched to large and medium format shots to take homo-erotic, fetish and sado-masochistic images. His series on Li... 
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Masters Of Photography

Masters of photography > August Sander 

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Contemporary Photographers

Contemporary photographers > Mitch Dobrowner 

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Studios, graves, signatures, portraits of photographers, books and much much more - Luminous-Lint collects together ephemera and photographs related to the lives of photographers and there are many surprises in the archives.

Ephemera > Evites 
We collect electronic invitations from around the world and continually add to our archives as these are an often overlooked part of photo-history. 

Anonymous photographs

There are many extraordinary photographs by anonymous photographers and we include exhibitions and examples of this work so photobooth images, real photo postcards and pop photographica are all here.

Vernacular photography > Photobooth 

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