When I look at a beautiful picture, the first thing that strikes my mind is an image of the photographer, who is responsible for capturing it. The image of the photographer appears in my mind as a magician who uses his wand to make even the most commonplace objects or scenes seem extraordinarily beautiful and appealing. Only a magician would do that!!! To pay a tribute to all these talented individuals who have given us the moments of such blissful beauty, we have brought for you a list of ten most famous photographers. Take a look!!!
10. Andrew G. Hobbs : Most Famous Photographers
Andrew G. Hobbs, an Australian origin photographer and publisher, started his career as a fashion photographer in London in the year 1992. Hobbs has proved his immense talent in the fashion industry and as has been associated with influential personalities and brands from various fields like sports, film and music; these include Frank Lampard, Kylie Minogue, Jenson Button, Missy Elliot, Monica Bellucci, Globe Trotter, Louis Vuitton and Mackintosh. One of his biggest breakthroughs has been his assignment to shoot The Duchess of York with her family, including HRH Prince Andrew, for her birthday portraits. Centrefold Magazine, which is a popular luxurious fashion, art and design publication, was launched by Hobbs in the year 2003. With all these achievements, he makes it to our list of ten most famous photographers.
9. Mario Testino
Testino is another world’s best photographer, which is why we have included him next on our list of ten most famous photographers. Particularly famed for his advertising campaign ventures for Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana, Testino’s talents are unmatched when it comes to fashion photography. He mixes glamour with flattering fashion and projects women as extraordinarily beautiful creations. His work is featured in topnotch fashion magazines such as Vogue and Vanity Fair. He is undoubtedly one of the most well established fashion snappers ever to be born.
8. Yousuf Karsh
Yousaf Karsh is the next one to make it to our list of ten most famous photographers in the world. Karsh is known for his amazing talent of telling stories through pictures. His photographs are always very real and clear. They are the kind that speaks out to its viewers. He believes that there are hidden secrets behind every face in this world. Thus, he works on revealing these secrets through art. He is widely known for communicating with the people through his clicks. No matter what he is clicking, he never fails to awe inspire his admirers.
7. Annie Leibovitz
Next on our list of ten most famous photographers, we have the amazing Annie Leibovitz. Leibovitz gained popularity as the America’s best portrait photographer shortly after she began her career. Known primarily for her trademark use of bold colors and the poses she developed while at Rolling Stone, she has achieved tremendous recognition throughout the world. She has been a part of various high-profile advertising campaigns for the last three decades. The most notable of these advertising campaigns is the American Express advertisement for membership. She has been associated with top-class magazines such as Rolling Stone and Vanity Fair.
6. Phil Borges
A social documentary photographer and a filmmaker, Phil Borger, is the next to occupy a spot on our list of ten most famous photographers. His main focus of interest is the tribal culture and tribesmen / tribeswomen. He tries to portray through his photos, the hardships that they encounter in their everyday life. Borges is a multi-talented individual, whose books are published in multiple languages. He even hosts TV documentary films and shows on channels like National Geographic and Discovery. Known worldwide for his photographic skills, his work is exhibited in various museums and galleries around the world. Borges also gives lectures on photography and culture in many well reputed universities / institutions around the world.