Ansel Easton Adams was an american photographer and environmentalist born in February Widely known for his black and white photographs, Ansel Adams is considered to be one of the pioneers of photography.
Man Ray Man Ray was an American modernist artist who spent most of his career in Paris, France. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements, although his ties to each were informal.
Irving Penn - was an American photographer known for his fashion photography, portraits, and still lifes. Penn's career included work at Vogue magazine, and independent advertising work for clients including Issey Miyake, and Clinique
A bookbinder before he lost his right arm to combat during WWI, Josef Sudek turned to photography, famously chronicling such low-light subjects as the woods around Prague, St. Vitus Cathedral, and the interior and window view of his studio.