Alberto Corda.....Alberto Díaz Gutiérrez, better known as Alberto Korda or simply Korda (September 14, 1928 in Havana, Cuba - May 25, 2001 in Paris) was a Cuban photographer, remembered for his famous image Guerrillero Heroico of Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara. Korda disliked artificial lighting he said it was "a travesty of reality" The Cuban Revolution was the turning point in Korda's career. After the revolution, Korda became Fidel Castro's personal photographer for 10 years.
Yousuf Karsh (1908 Mardin,Ottoman Turkey - July 13, 2002 (aged 93) Boston, Massachusetts ) was an Armenian-Canadian photographer, and one of the most famous and accomplished portrait photographers of all time. Each of his portraits tells you all about the subject. He felt as though there was a secret hidden behind each woman and man. Karsh was a master of studio lights. One of Karsh's distinctive practices was lighting the subject's hands separately. Karsh’s portraits communicate with…
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Jeanloup Sieff (November 30, 1933 – September 20, 2000) was a French photographer born of Polish parents in Paris, France. He is famous for his portraits of politicians, famous artists, landscapes, as well as for his nudes and use of wide-angle lens. He worked mainly in black and white and for the fashion.Sieff began his career in 1954. Joined the Magnum Agency in 1958. After working for Elle magazine and the Magnum agency, he lived and worked in New York
Alberto García-Alix (born 1956) is a Spanish photographer from León. A National Photography Award winner in 1999. He has always been inspired by bikes, tattoos, music and the night. Often violently shameless, his works are recurrently raw and naked portraits.García-Alix has devoted his entire career to black and white photography as personal and social documentation.
Ernst Haas (March 2, 1921 – September 12, 1986) was a photojournalist and a pioneering color photographer. During his 40-year career, the Austrian-born artist bridged the gap between photojournalism and the use of photography as a medium for expression and creativity.
Autoportrait William Klein- Contact peint -1995.-.William Klein (born April 19, 1928 in New York, ) is an American-born French photographer and filmmaker noted for his ironic approach to both media .Klein trained as a painter but soon moved on to photography. Klein's work was considered revolutionary for his extensive use of wide-angle and telephoto lenses, natural lighting and motion blur.
MIRON ZOWNIR, one of the most censored photographers, filmmakers and writers of our time, born 1953 in Karlsruhe/ Germany, moved to Berlin in 1974 and then went to USA in 1980, where he spent 15 years in New York, Los Angeles and Pittsburgh as a freelance photographer, scriptwriter and filmmaker directing more than ten short films.He returned to Berlin in 1995 after a 3 month stay in Moscow and St. Petersburg documenting the rapid and brutal decline of the former Soviet Union. Lives in…
Josef Sudek (17 March 1896, Kolín, Bohemia – 15 September 1976, Prague) was a Czech photographer, best known for his photo- graphs of Prague.Sudek was originally a bookbinder.During WWI wounded in the right arm. Despite only having one arm, he used large, bulky cameras with the aid of assistants.Sudek's photography is sometimes said to be modernist. Primarily, his personal photography is neo-romantic.
Self-Portrait 1931,Biermann, Aenne (March 8, 1898 in Goch, Westphalia - January 14, 1933 in Gera), born Anna Sibilla Sternfeld, was a German self-taught photographer of Ashkenazi origin. She was one of the major proponents of New Objectivity, a significant art movement in the Weimar Republic in the 1920s.Since 1992 the Museum of Gera has held an annual contest for the Aenne Biermann Prize for Contemporary German Photography, which is one of the most important events of its kind in…