This is a list of photographers from a wide range of disciplines all achieving high standards in their craft. Everyone who has a passion for taking great photos should try and study these world class photographers. Even if you’re a complete beginner, these artists will inspire you to further your photography knowledge. If you are looking for photographers to study slowly go through this list and pick the one that suits best. Comment below if you have any more suggestions to add to the list.
Landscape and Wildlife Photographers:
Ansel Adams: http://anseladams.com/
Charlie Waite: http://www.charliewaite.com/
Antony Spencer: http://www.antonyspencer.com/
Art Wolfe: http://artwolfe.com/
Andreas Gursky: http://www.andreasgursky.com/
Lois Conner: http://www.loisconner.net/
Michael Kenna: http://www.michaelkenna.net/
Max Rive: http://www.maxrivephotography.com/index
Kilian Schönberger: http://www.kilianschoenberger.de/
Vincent Favre: http://www.cristaldegivre.com/
Lars van de Goor: http://larsvandegoor.com/
Ray Collins: http://raycollinsphoto.com/
Fashion and Portrait Photographers:
Irving Penn: http://irvingpenn.org/
Man Ray: http://www.manray-photo.com/
Philippe Halsman: http://philippehalsman.com/
Anne Geddes: http://www.annegeddes.com/
Brian Duffy: http://www.duffyphotographer.com/
David Bailey: http://www.davidbaileyphotography.com/
Richard Avedon: http://www.avedonfoundation.org/
Patrick Demarchelier: http://demarchelier.com/
Annie Leibovitz: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Leibovitz
Bill Cunningham: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Cunningham_(American_photographer)
Mario Testino: http://www.mariotestino.com/
Kait Robinson: http://www.kaitrobinsonphoto.com/
Diane Arbus: http://www.artnet.com/artists/diane-arbus/
Yousuf Karsh: http://www.karsh.org/
David LaChapelle: http://davidlachapelle.com/
Documentary and Photojournalism Photographers:
Mario Giacomelli: http://www.mariogiacomelli.it/
Martin Parr: http://www.martinparr.com/
Steve McCurry: http://stevemccurry.com/
Elliott Erwitt: http://www.elliotterwitt.com/
William Eggleston: http://www.egglestontrust.com/
Robert Doisneau: http://www.robert-doisneau.com/
Bill Brandt: http://www.billbrandt.com/
Christian Aslund: http://www.christian.se/
Henri Cartier-Bresson: http://www.henricartierbresson.org/en/
W. Eugene Smith:
James Nachtwey: http://www.jamesnachtwey.com/
Still Life and Motion Picture:
Edward Weston: http://edward-weston.com/
Timothy Hogan: http://www.timothy-hogan.com/index
Bas Meeuws: http://www.basmeeuws.com/
Vladimir Shipulin: https://500px.com/vladim_shipulin
Linus Lohoff: http://linuslohoff.com/
Eadweard Muybridge: http://www.eadweardmuybridge.co.uk/
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