Legends of Photography

Photography is more about angles and lighting. If you get them right, you have a perfect picture. Legends of photography tells of those people who always got them right, and some exceeded the ordinary.

Pieter Hugo

Pieter-Hugo

Hugo documents everyday life of the African communities, along with their unique arts and traditions. His work is incredible and brings another dimension of the life of the African people through his painstaking art.

Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier

Though not a professional photographer, Vivian Meir spent her free time while she worked as a nanny in Chicago. Her 150,000 photographs were discovered in 2007 (two years before she died) showed street scenes that depicted the life of the people around her. Her unique photography style is still admired worldwide.

Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt

The mysterious seem to be present everywhere in Bill Brandt’s photos. He could take out of place moments with the eye of a stranger who just appeared on the scene. This made them glow with the hidden something.

Richard Kalvar

Richard Kalvar

One of the most prolific street photographers of all times, Kalvar combined quirkiness with absolutely mastery to produce hidden dimensions within the photographs. In his own words, he is trying to create dramas to help people think, feel, and perhaps dream a little. He is not interested in making great statements, but rather in fascinating the viewers. The underlying coherence in thinking and feeling was the focus of his effort.

Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz

Leibovitz is the legendary photographer who produced a continuous list of iconic photographs of the celebrities of our time. She was the photographer of Caitlyn Jenner and this went on the covers of Vanity Fair. Shew was also the chief photographer for Rolling Stone. She contributes regularly to Vanity Fair and has published many books. A-lister celebrities have had collaborations with her in the field of photography publishing.

Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry is well known for “The Afghan Girl” photograph. He wins photography prizes regularly and the first place in the World Press Photo contest. He has also won the National Press Photographers Association’s Magazine Photographer of the year contest. For his meaningful contribution to the art of photography, he was awarded The Royal Photographic Society’s Centenary Medal in 2014.

Brian Griffin

Brian Griffin

Some might mistake him for the character from Family Guy but this talented photographer is famous for his particularly bright photography style. His stand-out characters give an extra dimension that one cannot see in other photographs. This has a lot to do with the lighting style he used in his pictures.

Martin Parr

Martin Parr

British photojournalist and documentary photographer, Martin Parr is renowned for the subtle, and sometimes not so subtle, humor present in his photographs. More than creating a drama, he would capture a candid moment from the social life of people that created the humorous situation.

Rehahn

Rehahn

For the purist, there is only one best portrait photographer – Rehahn. Rehahn has traveled the world creating portraiture in photography. Some of the places Rehahn has traveled include Rajasthan in India, Cuba, and Vietnam.

Photography is a serious art form. Only the truly gifted ones can crate those pictures that add a special meaning to our lives.

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