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    The 55 Best Photographers of All Time: Nos. 25 to 21

     

    The 55 Best Photographers of All Time: Philippe Halsman

    Self portrait on Gelatin silver print / Halsman Family Collection, Image Copyright the Estate of Philippe Halsman.

    25 Philippe Halsman (1906-1979)
    Portraits were Halsman’s speciality and he photographed a number of American celebrities and politicians with his customary panache. Best known for his dynamic and surreal creation, Dali Atomicus.

     

    The 55 Best Photographers of All Time: Andreas Gursky

    24 Andreas Gursky (1955)
    German photographer and visual artist whose digitally manipulated, large-scale images of buildings, public spaces and landscapes have sold for up to £2.7million each.

     

    The 55 Best Photographers of All Time: Anne Geddes

    23 Anne Geddes (born 1956)
    Australian portrait photographer who is both praised and criticised for her fantasy-inspired images of babies and motherhood, but is a phenomenal commercial success, selling over 18 million books.

     

    The 55 Best Photographers of All Time: Robert Frank

    22 Robert Frank (born 1924)
    Swiss-born photographer whose seminal 1958 book The Americans broke new ground in documentary photography technique and was widely influential on succeeding generations.

     

    The 55 Best Photographers of All Time: Roger Fenton

    Self-portrait found in the stock of the Library of the University ELTE, Budapest, in 2007.

    21 Roger Fenton (1819-1869)
    Photographic pioneer who shot some of the earliest war photographs when he took his cumbersome equipment to the Crimean War in 1855 and captured unique battlefield images.

    PAGE 1: The Best Photographers of All Time – Nos. 55-51
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