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1.Bill Brandt
2.Imogen Cunningham
3.Kazuyoshi Nomachi
4.Felice Beato
5.Eugène Atget
6.Walker Evans
7.Jean-Philippe Charbonnier
8.Gordon Parks
9.Alvin Langdon Coburn
10. Afong
11.Giorgio Sommer
12.Ansel Adams
13.Lewis W. Hine
14.Henry Fox Talbot
15.Édouard Baldus
16.Frederick H. Evans
17.Gustave Le Gray
18.Albert Renger-Patzsch
19.André Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri
20.Sebastião Salgado
21.Édouard Boubat
22.Arnold Genthe
23.Gertrude Käsebier
24.Alfred Stieglitz
25.André Kertész
26.Henri Cartier-Bresson
27.Carleton E. Watkins
28.Dorothea Lange
29.Heinrich Kühn
30. Brassaï
31.Edward Weston
32.Peter Henry Emerson
33.Adolphe Braun
34.William Henry Jackson
35.Félix Bonfils
36.Francis Frith
37.W. Eugene Smith
38.Gustave Marissiaux
39.Robert Demachy
40.George N. Barnard
41.Paul Strand
42. Man Ray
43.Ilse Bing
44. Nadar
45.Peter Keetman
46.Baron Adolph de Meyer
47.Julia Margaret Cameron
48.Edward Steichen
49.Maxime Du Camp
50.John Thomson

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Today in the past...

Thomas George Glover (1826, 23 May - 1881, 12 September) was born - England, London.  
Martin Parr (1952, 23 May - ) was born - UK, England, Surrey, Epson. His use of color to capture the strangeness of English society in the 1980s was quite exceptional. He has become a trickster using his collections of boring postcards and self-portraits taken during his travels to explore diverse areas of early More... 
Cornell Capa (1918, 10 April - 2008, 23 May) died.  
Lejaren à Hiller (1880, 3 July - 1969, 23 May) died - US, NY, New York City. He used sets and costumes to reconstruct tableaux vivants of surgical procedures and produced one a year between 1927 and the 1950s as advertising for the American medical suture company Davis & Geck. Some of these were published in 1944 in the More... 
Charles William Owen (1853, 28 January - 1922, 23 May) died.  
J. Cruwys Richards (1862, 10 May - 1922, 23 May) died - England, Birmingham, 22 Beech Road. Member of the Linked Ring Brotherhood. 
Frank Scherschel (1907, 24 March - 1981, 23 May) died - US, WI, Madison. Staff photographer for The Milwaukee Journal (1926-1942) and LIFE magazine (1942-1962). He covered major events such as the Allied Landings in Normany and the Liberation of Paris during the Second World War.

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Julia Margaret Cameron 
 She was every bit the Victorian lady with a strong interest in the arts and literature. She was given a camera when she was 48 and experimented with photography for only about ten years but produced some of the most extraordinary portraits of Victori... 
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Masters Of Photography

Masters of photography > August Sander 

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Contemporary Photographers

Contemporary photographers > Werner Schnelle 

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Going deeper...

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 are always interested in locations related to the history of photography in any way. 

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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