Photo enthusiasts, always watching for references and then what are the most famous photographers in the world? Here are the 10 names of photographers who have changed the history of photography with their jobs and their unique style. From the faces of McCurry children of Geddes through the models of Oliviero Toscani. For professionals and amateurs who never cease to take as an example the style of the big photographic art here is “the sacred cows of the objective” as ranked by QNM.
Steve McCurry is an American photojournalist, famous for the photograph “Afghan Girl”, published in June 1985 as the cover of National Geographic Magazine. His reportage on India of 1975 is now on display in New York .
Annie Leibovitz , is probably the most famous portraitist photographer existing. He photographed many of the most important celebrities of the world as a naked John Lennon embracing Yoko Ono dressed. Leibovitz became famous during his 13 years working for the magazine Rolling Stone, 1970-1983.
Sebastião Salgado, born in 1944, is considered the largest in the world photographer. The European iconographic style of his shots is filtered Latin American cultural legacy. His portfolio mainly gathers critical photos and complaint.
Mario Testino (1954) born in Lima from Irish mother and Italian father is an important Peruvian fashion photographer. His glam shots are finished on the covers of magazines like Vogue and Vanity Fair. Not only he has also worked in advertising campaigns. They posed for him: Kate Wislet, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Kidman, Miley Cyrus, Emma Watson …
Michael Kenna (1953) is a British photographer famous worldwide for its landscapes in black and white. Kenna has received numerous international awards, also remains one of those rare photographers who works in analog, on film, without the use of digital or Photoshop, developing photos in the darkroom.
David LaChapelle is internationally known to be a photographer and documentary filmmaker. It is considered by many to be Federico Fellini of photography. Among the celeb he portrayed: Courtney Love, Pamela Anderson, Madonna.
Oliviero Toscani (1942) is a famous Milanese photographer, particularly dedicated to advertising. He has worked for major newspapers such as Elle, Vogue, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar. In 1990 he founded the newspaper Color and in 1993 Fabrica, an international center for the arts and the pursuit of modern communication.
Anne Geddes is a photographer and designer born in Australia. His creations also found easily on the notebooks and kitchens. E ‘it is known throughout the world for its depictions of children and motherhood.
Kenro Izu (1949) is a Japanese photographer who moved to New York. Izu for his dedicated services to the evocative and sacred places, like Scotland and Tibet. His works have been shown at numerous solo and group exhibitions, from New York to Tokyo.
Timothy Hogan is a photographer, film director, director of photography, and he also loves to add surfer. His glam and particularist shots are mainly directed to still life. She collaborates with the most cool glossy magazines.