Bill Brandt, born Hermann Wilhelm Brandt, (2 May 1904 – 20 December 1983) was a German-British photographer and photojournalist. Although born in Germany, Brandt moved to England, where he became known for his high-contrast images of British society, his distorted nudes and landscapes, and is widely considered to be one of the most important British […]
Edward Henry Weston (March 24, 1886 – January 1, 1958) was a 20th century American photographer. He has been called “one of the most innovative and influential American photographers…” and “one of the masters of 20th Century photography”. Over the course of his forty-year career Weston photographed an increasingly expansive set of subjects, including landscapes, […]
Henri Cartier-Bresson (August 22, 1908– August 3, 2004) was a French photographer considered to be the father of modern photojournalism. He was an early adopter of 35 mm format, and the master of candid photography. He helped develop the “street photography” or “life reportage” style that has influenced generations of photographers who followed. Throughout the 20th […]
Arnold Newman (1918 – 2006) was born in New York City. Generally acknowledged as the pioneer of the environmental portrait, he is also known for his still life and abstract photography, and he is considered as one of the most influential photographers of the 20th Century.
Yousuf Karsh (December 23, 1908 – July 13, 2002) was an Armenian-Canadian photographer, and one of the most famous and accomplished portrait photographers of all time. He says ”My chief joy is to photograph the great in heart, in mind, and in spirit, whether they be famous or humble”. Karsh is regarded as one of […]