Who are your favorite photographers?

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  1. Emme West profile image60
    Emme Westposted 9 years ago

    Who are your favorite photographers?

    I was recently inspired by Carleton Watkins, a great documentary photographer who was a big influencer in the establishment of Yosemite National Park. Who are your favorite photographers?

  2. sporter123 profile image60
    sporter123posted 9 years ago

    Ansel Adams is an amazing black and white photographer. He focuses in large scale landscapes, but has truely paved the path for modern photography. Instead of simply going out places and taking pictures, he would visit an area and take measurements and watch the surroundings to gather the information needed for the perfect picture. In black and white photography you can tell a well structured picture by noticing if it has an equal balance of white, black, and grey. This is incredibly hard to do without knowing precisely how to adjust your aperture and shutter speed. If you have never seen any of his work, you should check it out.

    http://www.anseladams.com

  3. GNelson profile image75
    GNelsonposted 9 years ago

    Clyde Bucther is one of the greatest living photographers.  Ansel Adams in florida.

  4. profile image0
    loriamooreposted 9 years ago

    While not necessarily famous on a national scale, a local photographer that I think has the potential to make it big is Stephen Powell of Powell Creative Photography & Design.  He does some GREAT photojournalism stuff and is moving more toward commercial photography.
    http://www.powellcreativephotography.com/

  5. aperturering profile image86
    apertureringposted 9 years ago

    Minor White and W. Eugene Smith are my two favorite photographers.

  6. sachphotography profile image60
    sachphotographyposted 8 years ago

    Peter Lik while not a famous photographer from a long time ago, is by far one of my favorites. He has a way of caputring colors and landscapes that make them almost dreamlike. Simply amazing

  7. lnhula profile image60
    lnhulaposted 8 years ago

    As usual I fall in love with the unknown talent.  My friend's little brother has been photographing for a few months now and is already way better than me creating a great image and manipulating it into an even better photograph using photoshop.  He does a photo of the day everyday and it has become an must go to obsession for me.

  8. Missi Darnell profile image67
    Missi Darnellposted 8 years ago

    I love most of the the depression era photographers especially Dorothea Lange and her "migrant mother" series of photographs. One photograph practically defined an era. Truly amazing. Ansel Adams of course is genious. My father James Lynch is also an amazing photographer.

  9. breathing profile image57
    breathingposted 7 years ago

    I have no specific favorite photographer. But I like those photographers who take photo of beautiful animals and birds.

  10. Nicky Page profile image80
    Nicky Pageposted 7 years ago

    I'm very impressed with the works of Annie Leibovitz.

 
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