Walker Evans, self portrait ,1930. Walker Evans (born November 3, 1903 St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.– died April 10, 1975 (aged 71) New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.) was an American photographer best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) documenting the effects of the Great Depression.
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…
Robert W Kelley photogrpher , was born Feb. 3, 1920 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Robert W. Kelley, took photographs for Life magazine when the publication and its stable of talented photographers each week defined what was important in the world.The National Press Photographers Association in 1956 honored him for a Life photo depicting a flood victim in Tampico, Mexico. Died 1991.
Thomas Veres (born circa 1926 in Budapest) was the photographer for Raoul Wallenberg (a Swedish architect, saved nearly 100,000 lives in Hungary) who documented the Holocaust in Budapest during World War II. His photographs were used in the film The Last Days (1998), directed by James Moll.
Paolo Roversi , born in Ravenna in 1947, is an Italian-born fashion photographer who lives and works in Paris. In 1970 he started collaborating with the Associated Press,sent to cover Ezra Pound’s funeral in Venice. Paolo visited Paris in November 1973 and has never left. In Paris started working as a reporter, later he discovered the work of Avedon, Penn, Newton, Bourdin and many others.
Self-portrait - Sarah Moon.Sarah Moon (born 1941 in Vichy ), is a French photographer. Her Jewish family was forced to leave occupied France for England. As a teenager she studied drawing before working as a model in London and Paris (1960–1966) under the name Marielle Hadengue.She turned to fashion photography in the 1970s. In 1972, she shot the Pirelli calendar, the first woman to do so. Since 1985, she has concentrated on gallery and film work.
Pierre Jahan, 1935 .Pierre Jahan (born 9 September 1909 – died 21 February 2003) was a French photographer. He was born in Amboise and died in Paris.He belonged to a generation of professional photographers who considered their work to be an art of pleasure, freedom and availability.
Sebastião Salgado (born February 8, 1944 in Aimorés, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil) is a social documentary photographer and photojournalist.He has traveled in over 100 countries for his photographic projects. His most famous pictures are of a gold mine in Brazil called Serra Pelada.
Robert Capa (born Endre Friedmann October 22, 1913 – May 25, 1954) was a Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist who covered five different wars: the Spanish Civil War, the Second Sino-Japanese War, World War II across Europe, the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, and the First Indochina War. He documented the course of World War II in London, North Africa, Italy, the Battle of Normandy on Omaha Beach and the liberation of Paris. At Nam Dinh, Vietnam, 1954 Capa stepped on a land mine and was…