1822 – He was born this year in Warren County, New York, near Lake George. He was the son of Irish immigrants. 1830 – Late this year, he became a resident of Saratoga Springs, where he became acquainted with the artist, William Page. He learned the trade of ‘maker of jewel and miniature ..
1899 – Ilse Bing was born in Frankfurt, Germany on the 23rd of March. – Studied art history and mathematics at the universities of Frankfurt and Vienna. – She bought a Leica camera and taught herself photography. 1930 – She was living in Paris and working as a freelance photographer. 1957 – Stopped ..
1923 – Richard Avedon, born on the 15th of May in New York, New York, U.S. American photographer gained renown as the revolutionary fashion photographer who placed his models in candid and dramatic yet casual situations instead of the rigid, formal poses that had been the norm and in the process introduced the concept of ..
1923 – Diane Arbus born on the 14th of March in New York, New York, U.S. Original name Diane Nemerov American photographer, best known for her compelling, often disturbing, portraits of people from the edges of society. 1941 – At age 18 she married Allan Arbus, an employee at her family’s store. Before separating, they ..
1939 – Born on the 25th of April. 1959 – Lord Lichfield was educated at Harrow and Sandhurst, and joined the Grenadier Guards. 1962 – He began to work as a photographer’s assistant, and built up his own reputation, partly as a result of having access to the Royal Family. 1981 – He was selected ..
1902 – Alvarez Bravo was born in Mexico City on the 4th of February. 1918 – He studied painting and music at the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes. 1920 – He had seen Weston experiment with refining details of his environment into abstractions with his camera. 1925 – He won his first award at a ..
1902 – He was born on the 20th of February in San Francisco, California. 1906 – He was tossed face-first into a garden wall in an aftershock from the San Francisco earthquake and breaking his nose. 1915 – He disliked the uniformity of the education system and left school. 1914 – He was educated ..
1968 – Eddie Adams took his best-known photograph – the picture of police chief General Nguyen Ngoc Loan executing a Vietcong prisoner, Nguyen Van Lem, on a Saigon street, on February 1, 1968, during the opening stages of the Tet Offensive. 1969 – Adams won the 1969 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography and a ..
1843 – Born on the 24th of July in Derby, England. 1861 – He attended the Royal Military Academy and joined the Royal Engineers. – He was a pioneer of several technical aspects of photography. – He became a chemical assistant at the Chatham School of Military Engineering. 1874 – He developed a ..
1898 – Born on the 17 0f July Springfield, Ohio. 1918 – She attended the Ohio State University. – She moved with friends to New York’s Greenwich Village, where she was adopted by the anarchist Hippolyte Havel. 1919 – She nearly died in the Spanish flu pandemic. 1921 – She went to Europe, ..