Frederic Boissonnas (1858-1946) was a Swiss photographer born in Geneva 18 June 1858. He came from a family of artists. In 1887 he won the silver medal at the photography exhibition at Toulouse. For about thirty years, between 1907 and 1919 he made several trips to Greece taking all shorts of photographs. He is known for his extensive photography of the Greek area. His work is considered crucial for the development of photography in Greece during the early 20th century.
Alvin Langdon Coburn self portrait.Alvin Langdon Coburn ( born June 11, 1882 Boston, Massachusetts- died November 23, 1966 (aged 84) Rhos-on-Sea, Colwyn Bay, Wales ) was an early 20th-century photographer who became a key figure in the development of American pictorialism. He became the first major photographer to emphasize the visual potential of elevated viewpoints and later made some of the first completely abstract photographs.
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.
THESPROTIA-NEWS: Bouasona Fred - Frederic Boissonnas (1858-1946) Family at Zemeno Corinth, 1903
Autoportrait William Klein- Contact peint -1995.-.William Klein (born April 19, 1928 in New York, ) is an American-born French photographer and filmmaker noted for his ironic approach to both media .Klein trained as a painter but soon moved on to photography. Klein's work was considered revolutionary for his extensive use of wide-angle and telephoto lenses, natural lighting and motion blur.
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.
Lotte Jacobi, Self-Portrait, Berlin, 1929.-. Johanna Alexandra "Lotte" Jacobi (born August 17, 1896 in Thorn in Prussia (today Poland) – died May 6, 1990, Deering, New Hampshire) was a German photographer, who immigrated to the United States to escape Nazi Germany. During period (1926–27) she began her professional work as a photographer, and she also produced four films. Lotte Jacobi is best known for her photographic portraits and continued to photograph through the early 1980s.
Anna-Lou "Annie" Leibovitz ( born October 2, 1949, Waterbury, Connecticut) is an American portrait photographer,she started with the Rolling Stone magazine. Leibovitz re-create the kissing scene from the Double Fantasy album cover, a picture that she loved. She had John remove his clothes and curl up next to Yoko on the floor, he curled up next to her and it was very, very strong she captured exactly their relationship.
Self Portrait. Roger Minick, born in Ramona, Oklahoma, in 1944. During the 1980s, decided to photograph vacationing families at tourist spots around the U.S.'' Sightseer Series '' turned out to be a perfect depiction of Americans at the time.This was Minick's first ever series in colour, previously he had shot street photography in California entirely in black and white. Even the one with the fathers and sons in tropical shirts doesn't melt your heart, you're not human.
Peter Lindbergh (born Peter Brodbeck on November 23, 1944 in Leszno, Poland (the city was annexed by Germany as part of Reichsgau Wartheland between 1939 and 1945) is a German photographer,painter and filmmaker. He currently maintains residences in Paris, Manhattan, and Arles.