Portrait Photographers

Portrait photographers capture the personality of a person or group of people by using effective lighting, backdrops, and poses. Know about famous portrait photographers, such as Vivian Maier, Amanda de Cadenet, Mathew Brady, Aaron Ruell, Yousuf Karsh and many more.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: February 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: April 21, 2009

 2 Mathew Brady

Mathew Brady
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: May 18, 1822
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: January 15, 1896

 3 iO Tillett Wright

iO Tillett Wright
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Famous As: Television host
Birthdate: September 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 4 Amanda de Cadenet

Amanda de Cadenet
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: May 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 5 Aaron Ruell

Aaron Ruell
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: June 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 6 Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: December 23, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Armenian, Canadian, Turkish
Died: July 13, 2002

 7 Shanna Besson

Shanna Besson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: French
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 8 Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz

Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 24, 1885
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Polish
Died: September 18, 1939

 9 Malick Sidibé

Malick Sidibé
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: 1935 AD
Nationality: Malian
Died: April 14, 2016

 10 Marian Hooper Adams

Marian Hooper Adams
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: September 13, 1843
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: December 6, 1885

 11 Martine Franck

Martine Franck
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: April 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Belgian
Died: August 16, 2012

 12 Willy Ronis

Willy Ronis
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Famous As: French photographer
Birthdate: August 14, 1910
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French
Died: September 12, 2009

 13 Carlo Dolci

Carlo Dolci
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 25, 1616
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Italian
Died: January 17, 1686

 14 André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri

André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: March 28, 1819
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: French
Died: October 4, 1889

 15 Charles Nègre

Charles Nègre
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: May 9, 1820
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French
Died: January 16, 1880

 16 Lotte Jacobi

Lotte Jacobi
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: August 17, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: German, American
Died: May 6, 1990

 17 Samuel Fosso

Samuel Fosso
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: July 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Cameroonian, Nigerian

 18 Heinz Schubert

Heinz Schubert
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: German
Died: February 12, 1999

 19 Mariana Yampolsky

Mariana Yampolsky
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: September 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Mexican
Died: May 3, 2002

 20 Horacio Coppola

Horacio Coppola
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: July 31, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Argentinian
Died: June 18, 2012

 21 Humphrey Spender

Humphrey Spender
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: April 19, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: March 11, 2005

 22 Otto Steinert

Otto Steinert
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: July 12, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: German
Died: March 3, 1978

 23 Jerome Liebling

Jerome Liebling
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: April 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: July 27, 2011

 24 Bob Willoughby

Bob Willoughby
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: June 30, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: December 18, 2009

 25 Ellen Auerbach

Ellen Auerbach
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: May 20, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: German, American
Died: July 30, 2004

 26 Hugo Erfurth

Hugo Erfurth
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: October 14, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: German
Died: February 14, 1948

 27 Bob Fitch

Bob Fitch
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: July 20, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: April 29, 2016

 28 James Van Der Zee

James Van Der Zee
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: June 29, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: May 15, 1983

 29 Kurt Iswarienko

Kurt Iswarienko
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: June 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer

 30 Brendan North

Brendan North
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: November 14, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
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