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Abbe, James (Edward) (1883-1973)

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(2 votes, average 3.00 out of 5)

Tags: Abbe James | photographs | photography | photojournalist

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American photographer who was born in Alfred, Maine. He developed a gifted talent for photography and, while still in his teens, he became a photojournalist for the Newport News in Virginia, then again in Washington, DC.

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Abbott, Berenice (1898-1991)

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(2 votes, average 3.00 out of 5)

Tags: Abbott Berenice | documentary | Portraiture | scientific

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American photographer, whose body of work falls into three categories: portraiture, documentary, and scientific. Born in Ohio, she eventually moved to New York, and then later studied sculpture in Paris and Berlin.

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Abdullah, Freres (active 1870-1890s)

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(3 votes, average 3.67 out of 5)

Tags: Abdullah Freres | Hovsep | Kevork Abdullah | Vhichen

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Three Ottoman Armenian brothers Vhichen (1820–1902), Hovsep (1830–1908) and Kevork Abdullah (1839–1918) who ran a profitable studio in Constantinople with other locations in Cairo and Alexandria.

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Abney, Sir William de Wiveleslie (1843-1920)

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Tags: Abney | British scientist | Royal Engineers | Science and Art

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A British scientist who as a young man in the army was encouraged by the Royal Engineers to indulge in photographic research. He went on to become an instructor in photography at the Military School of Engineering and While teaching at the school he undertook further research in photography and it was during this time that he developed a new photolithographic printing method.

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Acland, Angie (1849-1930)

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Tags: Angie Acland | Royal Photographic Society

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An English portrait and landscape photographer who was a fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and Society of Arts, England. Acland was tutored by John Ruskin who was also a lifelong friend.

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Adams, Ansel (1902-1984)

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(1 vote, average 5.00 out of 5)

Tags: American photographer | Ansel Adams | Yosemite | Zone System

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An American photographer who is world famous for his landscape photography of the American west. He is also well known for his writing, portraiture, and documentary work.

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Adams, Eddie (1934-2004)

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Tags: American photographer | Anti War movement | combat photographer | Eddie Adams

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An American photographer who is best known for his photojournalism photography, although his work also included advertising, fashion, editorial, and entertainment photography.

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Adams, Robert (1937-)

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Tags: American photographer | New Topographics | Robert Adams | The New West

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An American photographer who although born in New Jersey, moved to Colorado where he grew up and studied at the University of Redlands in California.

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"A true portrait should, today and a hundred years from today, the Testimony of how this person looked and what kind of human being he was."

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