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1.Bill Brandt
2.Imogen Cunningham
3.Steven Evans
4.Mark L. Power
5.Henry Fox Talbot
6.Felice Beato
7.Alfred Stieglitz
8.Edward Weston
9.Eugène Atget
10.Hans Watzek
11.André Kertész
12.Gustave Le Gray
13.Henry Peach Robinson
14.Irving Penn
15.Anne Brigman
16.Mathew B. Brady
17.Frederick H. Evans
18.Ilse Bing
19.Samuel A. Bemis
20. Southworth & Hawes
21.Alvin Langdon Coburn
22.Walker Evans
23.John Thomson
24.Charles Marville
25. Man Ray
26.Henri Cartier-Bresson
27.Heinrich Kühn
28.Robert Demachy
29.Robert Doisneau
30.Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre
31.Berenice Abbott
32.Peter Henry Emerson
33.Robert Frank
34.Diane Arbus
35.Edward Steichen
36.Roger Fenton
37.Adolphe Braun
38.Peter Keetman
39. Zangaki Brothers
40.Ansel Adams
41.Lewis W. Hine
42.Dorothea Lange
43.William N. Jennings
44.W. Eugene Smith
45.Samuel Bourne
46.Duane Michals
47.Lewis Carroll
48.Wilhelm von Gloeden
49.Paul Strand
50. Brassaï

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Today in the past...

Warren De la Rue (1815, 18 January - 1889, 19 April) was born - Great Britain, Channel Islands, Guernsey. British photographer and astronomer. 
Peter Magubane (1932, 18 January - ) was born - South Africa, Johannesburg, Vrededorp (now Pageview). One of the great African photographers. 
Jay Maisel (1931, 18 January - ) was born - US, NY, Brooklyn. American contemporary photographer. 
Lucia Moholy (1894, 18 January - 1989, 17 May) was born - Austria-Hungary, Prague. Wife of László Moholy-Nagy but independently she was a very accomplished photographer and writer. 
James Yarnell (1917, 18 January - 2011, 19 July) was born - US, KS, Little River.  
Robert Adamson (1821, 26 April - 1848, 18 January) died. Scottish photographer who worked with David Octavius Hill. 
Cecil Beaton (1904, 14 January - 1980, 18 January) died - England, Wiltshire, BroadChalke. English fashion and society photographer who from 1928 onwards working for ‘Vogue‘ and ‘Vanity Fair‘. During the Second World War he became a war photographer. He is also known for his theatrical design work. He also won two More... 
Oscar Gustave Rejlander (1813 - 1875, 18 January) died. Originally a painter, Rejlander learned photography as an aid to painting and produced many painterly studies, including the most famous The Two Ways of Life, painstakingly printed from 32 glass negatives. His nude studies were used by More... 
Milton Rogovin (1909, 30 December - 2011, 18 January) died - US, NY, Buffalo. A socially committed documentary photographer who has had mining communities as an ongoing theme throughout his work. His approach to portraiture is also intriguing with parallel shots revealing dual aspects of a single person - a shot of them at More... 
Marcus Selmer (1818, 6 October - 1900, 18 January) died - Norway, Bergen. A notable photographer in Norway from the 1850s until his death in 1900. He took Norwegian costumes, landscvapes and cityscapes.

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Masters Of Photography

Masters of photography > Eugène Atget 

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Contemporary photographers > Werner Schnelle 

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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.

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We collect the signatures of photographers so they can assist auction houses and collectors in authentication. 

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.

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