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Famous Photographers and their Work

By "famous" I mean photographers that I've always liked most of my live. When I was young I liked a lot of fashion photographers like Irving Penn and Richard Avedon, but now, the fashion photographers seem superficial besides what I call the plein aire photographers like Kertész, Adams, Bresson, or Lartique, or the photo journalists like Weege or Robert Capa.

Walker Evans Dock Workers, Havana, Cuba 1932

Dock Workers, Havana by Walker Evans / American Art

Edward Hopper by Carl Van Vechten.

Robert Indiana and Andy Warhol in Warhol’s loft, 1964, photographed by Bruce Davidson. -- Tumblr

Robert Mapplethorpe, ‘Robert Rauschenberg’ 1983.

'Robert Rauschenberg', Robert Mapplethorpe | Tate

"Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation." “To take photographs means to recognize – simultaneously and within a fraction of a second – both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one’s head, one’s eye and one’s heart on the same axis.” "Thinking should be done before and after, not during photographing." Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Josef Sudek - Egg Bowl

Zealus Community Forums > Guru: Josef Sudek

Josef Sudek | Apple

Ansel Adams self-portrait, 1936

❏ ansel adams, self-portrait, photobooth, 1936 ❏

A fashion photograph by Hiro.

August Sander: ‘Three Farmers on the Way to a Dance, 1913.

August Sander Graphics Code | August Sander Comments & Pictures

Alfred Stieglitz