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

Cecil BeatonCecil Beaton
14 January 1904

Henry Fox TalbotHenry Fox Talbot
11 February 1800
Mario TestinoMario Testino
30 October 1954
Fashion Photographer

Count Nikolai von BismarckCount Nikolai von Bismarck
29 December 1986

Penny LancasterPenny Lancaster
15 March 1971
Model, Photographer

Mary McCartneyMary McCartney
28 August 1969
Eadweard MuybridgeEadweard Muybridge
09 April 1830
Photographer, Inventor

Mark FiennesMark Fiennes
11 November 1933
Photographer, Illustrator
Mike McGearMike McGear
07 January 1944

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

Minnie WeiszMinnie Weisz
Alison LapperAlison Lapper
07 April 1965
Painter, Photographer

David BaileyDavid Bailey
02 January 1938
Martin ParrMartin Parr
23 May 1952
Photographer, Journalist

Scarlet PageScarlet Page
24 March 1971

William Cavendish, Earl of BurlingtonWilliam Cavendish, Earl of Burlington
06 June 1969
Dave Lee TravisDave Lee Travis
25 May 1945
Photographer, Television presenter, Radio

Amanda de CadenetAmanda de Cadenet
19 May 1972
Don McCullinDon McCullin
09 October 1935
Autobiographer, War photographer, Journalist

Julia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret Cameron
11 June 1815

John HerschelJohn Herschel
07 March 1792
Polymath, Mathematician, Astronomer, Chemist,

Suze RandallSuze Randall
18 May 1946
Nurse, Photographer, Model, Director, Glamour
Pamella BordesPamella Bordes
1961 AD
photographer, beauty pageant contestant
Tim HetheringtonTim Hetherington
05 December 1970
War correspondent, Photographer, Film director,

Nick BrandtNick Brandt
1966 AD

George RodgerGeorge Rodger
19 March 1908
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, War

Felice BeatoFelice Beato
1832 AD
photographer, journalist, war photographer,
John WillieJohn Willie
09 December 1902
Photographer, Illustrator, Screenwriter

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Richard BillinghamRichard Billingham
25 September 1970

John TamsJohn Tams
16 February 1949
Actor, Songwriter, Singer, Record producer,

Bob KloseBob Klose
1945 AD
photographer, guitarist

Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
14 October 1900
Paramedic, Art historian, Engineer, Photographer,
William Friese-GreeneWilliam Friese-Greene
07 September 1855
Photographer, Inventor

William Kennedy DicksonWilliam Kennedy Dickson
03 August 1860
Inventor, Film director, Film producer,
Bill BrandtBill Brandt
02 May 1904
Photographer, war photographer, photojournalist,

Robin DerrickRobin Derrick
1960 AD

Deborah AndersonDeborah Anderson
16 December 1970
Photographer, Singer
Oscar Gustave RejlanderOscar Gustave Rejlander
1813 AD
photographer, painter

Tim WalkerTim Walker
1970 AD
Michael KennaMichael Kenna
1953 AD

Alvin Langdon CoburnAlvin Langdon Coburn
11 June 1882

Janet ParkerJanet Parker
1938 AD

Wolfgang SuschitzkyWolfgang Suschitzky
29 August 1912
Cinematographer, Photographer

Fay GodwinFay Godwin
17 February 1931
1966 AD

Nick KnightNick Knight
1958 AD

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

Terence DonovanTerence Donovan
14 September 1936
photographer, photographer