Famous Photographers - Letter B  

Bruno Barbey
Nationality: French
Born: 1941
Bruno Barbey is a Moroccan-born French photographer. Throughout his four-decade career he has traveled across five continents, photographing many wars. Barbey was born in Morocco and in 1959-1960 he studied photography and graphic arts at the Ecole des Arts et Métiers in Vevey, Switzerland. During the 1960s he was commissioned to photograph European and African countries by Editions Rencontre in Lausanne. In 1964 Barbey began a relationship with Magnum Photos, becoming an (…)
Bruno Barbey
Bruno Barbey
Bruno Barbey
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Bruno Barbey
 
Lillian Bassman
Nationality: American
Born: 1917 - Died: 2012
From wikipedia.org
Lillian Bassman (June 15, 1917 – February 13, 2012) was an American photographer and painter. Her parents were Jewish intellectuals who emigrated to the United States from Russia in 1905 and settled in Brooklyn, New York. She studied at the Textile High School in Manhattan with Alexey Brodovitch[1] and graduated in 1933. While there, she met the photographer, Paul Himmel, (…)
 
Peter Beard
Nationality: American
Born: 1938
Born in 1938 in New York City, raised in New York City, Alabama, and Bayberry Point, Islip, Long Island, Peter Beard kept diaries at an early age. He took his first pictures at twelve and photography quickly evolved into an extension of his diaries, as a way to preserve and remember vacations and favorite things. In 1957 he entered Yale University as a pre-medical student, but perceiving humans as the main disease soon switched to art history, studying under Vincent Scully, (…)
 
Cecil Beaton
Nationality: English
Born: 1904 - Died: 1980
Sir Cecil Beaton, in full Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton, photographer known primarily for his portraits of celebrated persons, who also worked as an illustrator, a diarist, and an Academy Award-winning costume and set designer. Beaton’s interest in photography began when, as a young boy, he admired portraits of society women and actresses circulated on picture postcards and in Sunday supplements of newspapers. When he got his first camera at age 11, his nurse taught him how to (…)
Cecil Beaton
Cecil Beaton
Cecil Beaton
Cecil Beaton
Cecil Beaton
 
Frances Benjamin Johnston
Nationality: American
Born: 1864 - Died: 1952

From www.wikipedia.com
Frances "Fannie" Benjamin Johnston (15 January 1864 – 16 May 1952) was an early American female photographer and photojournalist whose career lasted for almost half a century. She is most known for her portraits, images of southern architecture, and various photographic series featuring African Americans and Native Americans at the turn (…)
Frances Benjamin Johnston
Frances Benjamin Johnston
Frances Benjamin Johnston
Frances Benjamin Johnston
Frances Benjamin Johnston
 
Werner Bischof
Nationality: Swiss
Born: 1916 - Died: 1954
Werner Bischof was a Swiss photographer and photojournalist. Bischof was born in Zürich, Switzerland. When he was six years old, the family moved to Waldshut, Germany, where he subsequently went to school. In 1932, having abandoned studies to become a teacher, he enrolled at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zürich, where he graduated cum laude in 1936. From 1939 on, he worked as an independent photographer for various magazines, in particular the renowned magazine du based in Zü(…)
 
Erwin Blumenfeld
Nationality: German/American
Born: 1897 - Died: 1969
From en.wikipedia.org
Born in Berlin in 1897 to Jewish parents, Blumenfeld began his career working as an apprentice dressmaker to Moses and Schlochauer in 1913. He opened his own company in Amsterdam in 1923, the 'Fox Leather Company', a leather goods store specialising in ladies handbags. After moving to new premises in 1932, Blumenfeld discovered a fully equipped dark room and began to (…)
 
Liu Bolin
Nationality: Chinese
Born: 1973
From wikipedia.org
Liu Bolin is an artist born in China’s Shandong province in 1973, and he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Shandong College of Arts in 1995 and his Master of Fine Arts from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in 2001. His work has been exhibited in museums around the world. Also known as "The Invisible Man", Liu Bolin's most popular works are from his "Hiding in (…)
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Liu Bolin
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Liu Bolin
Liu Bolin
Liu Bolin
Liu Bolin
 
Edouard Boubat
Nationality: French
Born: 1923 - Died: 1999

From en.wikipedia.org
Edouard Boubat (September 13, 1923, Paris, France – June 30, 1999, Paris) was a French art photographer. Boubat was born in Montmartre, Paris. He studied typography and graphic arts at the Ecole Estienne, and then worked for a printing company before becoming a photographer after WWII. He took his first photograph in 1946 and was awarded the (…)
Edouard Boubat
Edouard Boubat
Edouard Boubat
 
Margaret Bourke-White
Nationality: American
Born: 1904 - Died: 1971
Margaret Bourke-White studied at the University of Michigan and then at the Cornell University were she first discovered photography in 1927. She started taking pictures of buildings and engines. Henri Luce who created the magazine Fortune was very impressed with her work and decided to hire her as editor in chief in 1930. In november 1936 her picture of the Fort Peck dam makes the cover of Life Magazine. It was the beginning of a long collaboration (1931-1971) and the real (…)
 
Nick Brandt
Nationality: English
Born: 1966

From en.wikipedia.org
Nick Brandt is a photographer who photographs exclusively in Africa, one of his goals being to record a last testament to the wild animals and places there before they are destroyed by the hands of man. Born in 1966 and raised in London, England, Brandt studied Painting, and then Film at Saint Martin's School of Art. He moved to the United States in (…)
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Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt
 
Bill Brandt
Nationality: German/British
Born: 1904 - Died: 1983

From en.wikipedia.org
Born in Hamburg, Germany, son of a British father and German mother, Brandt grew up during World War I, during which his father, who had lived in Germany since the age of five, was interned for six months by the Germans as a British citizen. Brandt later disowned his German heritage and would claim he was born in South London. Shortly after the war, he (…)
 
George Brassaď
Nationality: Hungarian/French
Born: 1899 - Died: 1984
From en.wikipedia.org
George Brassaď (pseudonym of Gyula Halász) was a Hungarian photographer, sculptor, and filmmaker who rose to international fame in France in the 20th century. He was one of the numerous Hungarian artists who flourished in Paris beginning between the World Wars. In the early 21st century, the discovery of more than 200 letters and hundreds of drawings and other items from (…)
 
Jeff Brouws
Nationality: American
Born: 1955
Jeff Brouws, born in San Francisco in 1955, is a self-taught artist. Pursuing photography since age 13, where he roamed the railroad and industrial corridors of the South Bay Peninsula, Brouws has compiled a visual survey of America's evolving rural, urban and suburban cultural landscapes. Using single photographs as subtle narratives and compiling typologies to index the nation's character, he revels in the "readymades" found in many of these environments. Influenced by the (…)
Jeff Brouws
Jeff Brouws
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Jeff Brouws
Jeff Brouws
Jeff Brouws
Jeff Brouws
Jeff Brouws
 
Dan Budnik
Nationality: American
Born: 1933

From www.kickstarter.com
Dan Budnik (b.1933, Long Island, NY) is a photojournalist who has documented social, political and cultural change in the world for past 55 years. He was at the heart of the civil rights movement, the centre of the New York school of Abstract Expressionists, and has been a fervent advocate for (…)
Dan Budnik
Dan Budnik
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Dan Budnik
Dan Budnik
Dan Budnik
 
René Burri
Nationality: Swiss
Born: 1933 - Died: 2014
René Burri is a Swiss photographer known for his photos of major political, historical and cultural events and key figures of the second half of the 20th century. Burri worked for Magnum Photos and has been photographing political, military and artistic figures and scenes since 1946. He has made portraits of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso as well as iconic pictures of Săo Paulo and Brasília. Burri studied in Zurich, Switzerland at the School of Applied Arts from 1949 to 1953,(…)
 
Edward Burtynsky
Nationality: Canadian
Born: 1955
From www.edwardburtynsky.com
Edward Burtynsky is known as one of Canada's most respected photographers. His remarkable photographic depictions of global industrial landscapes are included in the collections of over sixty major museums around the world, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Reina Sofia Museum in (…)
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Edward Burtynsky
Edward Burtynsky
Edward Burtynsky
Edward Burtynsky
Edward Burtynsky
Edward Burtynsky
Edward Burtynsky
 
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