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1.Charles Marville
2.Imogen Cunningham
3.Heinrich Kühn
4.Albert Renger-Patzsch
5.Anne Brigman
6.Eugène Atget
7.Adolphe Braun
8.Felice Beato
9.Peter Henry Emerson
10.Léonard Misonne
11.Jean-Philippe Charbonnier
12.Félix Bonfils
13.Alfred Stieglitz
14.Les Krims
15.Robert Demachy
16.Alvin Langdon Coburn
17.Henry Peach Robinson
18.Henry Fox Talbot
19.Paul Strand
20.Bill Brandt
21.Harry Callahan
22.Lewis W. Hine
23. Man Ray
24.Oscar Gustave Rejlander
25.W. Eugene Smith
26. Brassaï
27.Edward Weston
28.Berenice Abbott
29.Walker Evans
30.Emile Joachim Constant Puyo
31.Henri Cartier-Bresson
32.Francis Frith
33.Roger Fenton
34.Baron Adolph de Meyer
35.Karl Blossfeldt
36.Edward Steichen
37.Margaret Bourke-White
38. Weegee
39.André Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri
40.Frederick H. Evans
41.Frantisek Drtikol
42.John Thomson
43.Carol Szathmari
44.Rudolf Koppitz
45.André Kertész
46.Julia Margaret Cameron
47.Barbara Morgan
48.Pascal Sebah
49.Garry Winogrand
50.Giorgio Sommer

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Today in the past...

Emmet Gowin (1941, 22 December - ) was born - US, VA, Danville. American photographer and father of Elijah Gowin. 
Samer Mohdad (1964, 22 December - ) was born - Lebanon, Bzebdine. Documentary photographer examining issues within the Middle East, North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. 
Gotthard Schuh (1897, 22 December - 1969, 29 December) was born - Germany, Berlin-Schöneberg. Moved with his family to Aarau, Switzerland in 1902. Studied painting at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Basel until 1916. Military service, 1917-1918. Worked as a painter in Basel and Geneva, 1919-1920; in Munich, 1920-1926, his first exhibition was in 19More... 
Édouard Baldus (1813, 5 June - 1889, 22 December) died - France, Arcueil-Cachan (a suburb of Paris). Early French photographer noted for his architectural shots.
The dates for his birth and death given in reference works are often incorrect. He is also commonly referred to as "Edouard-Denis Baldus" but there is no trace of this More... 
Madame Yevonde (1893, 5 January - 1975, 22 December) died. Madame Yevonde established a studio in 1914 at 92 Victoria Street, London using her first name as the name of the business. She had a strong sense of the theatrical and was one of the first to master color photography for portraits. Her style More...

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Lee Miller 
 American model, writer and photographer. She was deeply involved in the surrealist movement and was a lover of Man Ray and a friend of Picasso. She traveled widely in the Middle East and became a war correspondent in the Second World War. 
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Masters Of Photography

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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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