Famous People From England
Have you heard of the phrase ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’? If yes, then you surely know the importance of a photographer. For rest, this piece of information may be eye-opening. Most of you have appreciated photographs for their subject, background, essence, light effect and even story but how many of you have taken effort to know the person behind the lens? Yes, it is he who deserves the most applause for photographers are responsible for infusing life into that 4X6 frame turning it into a masterpiece. It is not just about holding the camera steadily and clicking a button. A photographer needs to have a sense of aesthetics. Perfect location, just-right lighting, an engaging subject and bang-on moment leads to a good photograph. Photography is a science – photographers not just need to have an in-depth knowledge about the technical equipments’ they are carrying, but about the nature of the place, and the preference of the subject as well. It is a constantly evolving field and thus these creative artisans need to be on their toes always. Photographers may work in various fields’ right from wedding to war, covering corporate events to fashion shows, doing fashion photography or food photography and even wildlife photography. Explore this section and discover some interesting facts about famous British fashion designers, their life and their outstanding achievements behind the lens.
Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll
27 January 1832
Author, Mathematician and Photographer

David HockneyDavid Hockney
09 July 1937

Andy GoldsworthyAndy Goldsworthy
26 July 1956
Sculptor & Photographer

Eadweard MuybridgeEadweard Muybridge
09 April 1830

Cecil BeatonCecil Beaton
14 January 1904
Mario TestinoMario Testino
30 October 1954
Fashion Photographer

Henry Fox TalbotHenry Fox Talbot
11 February 1800

Count Nikolai von BismarckCount Nikolai von Bismarck
29 December 1986
Mary McCartneyMary McCartney
28 August 1969

Minnie WeiszMinnie Weisz
Penny LancasterPenny Lancaster
15 March 1971
Model, Photographer

Bob KloseBob Klose
1945 AD
photographer, guitarist

Chris JaggerChris Jagger
19 December 1947
Musician, Photographer, Music journalist

Scarlet PageScarlet Page
24 March 1971

David BaileyDavid Bailey
02 January 1938
Dave Lee TravisDave Lee Travis
25 May 1945
Photographer, Television presenter, Radio

Mark FiennesMark Fiennes
11 November 1933
Photographer, Illustrator

Amanda de CadenetAmanda de Cadenet
19 May 1972

William Cavendish, Earl of BurlingtonWilliam Cavendish, Earl of Burlington
06 June 1969
Suze RandallSuze Randall
18 May 1946
Nurse, Photographer, Model, Director, Glamour

Julia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret Cameron
11 June 1815
Alison LapperAlison Lapper
07 April 1965
Painter, Photographer

Martin ParrMartin Parr
23 May 1952
Photographer, Journalist

Tim HetheringtonTim Hetherington
05 December 1970
War correspondent, Photographer, Film director,
John TamsJohn Tams
16 February 1949
Actor, Songwriter, Singer, Record producer,

Don McCullinDon McCullin
09 October 1935
Autobiographer, War photographer, Journalist
John WillieJohn Willie
09 December 1902
Photographer, Illustrator, Screenwriter

Pamella BordesPamella Bordes
1961 AD
photographer, beauty pageant contestant

George RodgerGeorge Rodger
19 March 1908
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, War
Felice BeatoFelice Beato
1832 AD
photographer, journalist, war photographer,

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Nick BrandtNick Brandt
1966 AD
William Friese-GreeneWilliam Friese-Greene
07 September 1855
Photographer, Inventor

Tim WalkerTim Walker
1970 AD

Roger FentonRoger Fenton
28 March 1819

William Kennedy DicksonWilliam Kennedy Dickson
03 August 1860
Inventor, Film director, Film producer,
Bill BrandtBill Brandt
02 May 1904
Photographer, war photographer, photojournalist,
Deborah AndersonDeborah Anderson
16 December 1970
Photographer, Singer

Janet ParkerJanet Parker
1938 AD

Richard BillinghamRichard Billingham
25 September 1970

Frederick RolfeFrederick Rolfe
22 July 1860
Robin DerrickRobin Derrick
1960 AD

Frederick Scott ArcherFrederick Scott Archer
1813 AD

Oscar Gustave RejlanderOscar Gustave Rejlander
19 October 1813

Alvin Langdon CoburnAlvin Langdon Coburn
11 June 1882

Michael KennaMichael Kenna
1953 AD
Peter Henry EmersonPeter Henry Emerson
13 May 1856

Angus FairhurstAngus Fairhurst
04 October 1966
Fay GodwinFay Godwin
17 February 1931

Warren De la RueWarren De la Rue
15 January 1815

Wolfgang SuschitzkyWolfgang Suschitzky
29 August 1912
Cinematographer, Photographer
Frederick H. EvansFrederick H. Evans
26 June 1853

1966 AD
Humphrey SpenderHumphrey Spender
19 April 1910

Elsbeth JudaElsbeth Juda
02 May 1911
Photographer, Art collector, Opinion journalist

Terence DonovanTerence Donovan
14 September 1936

Nick KnightNick Knight
1958 AD

Nigel BarkerNigel Barker
27 April 1972
Television personality
Sir William de Wiveleslie AbneySir William de Wiveleslie Abney
24 July 1843