Most famous photographers of all time

“A picture is worth a thousand words.”

Photography is a developing visual art. Compared with painting or sculpture, it hasn’t been around long. However, established masters of photography have produced as many gripping visual images of real life and scenes from their imaginations as those in any other media. In this course, we explore 10 of the most famous photographers and discover what makes them masters.

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Course plan

Lesson 1. Dorothea Lange (1895–1965)
Lesson 2. Brassaï (1899–1984)
Lesson 3. Ansel Adams (1902–1984)
Lesson 4. Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002)
Lesson 5. Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908–2004)
Lesson 6. Robert Capa (1913–1954)
Lesson 7. Jay Maisel (1931–)
Lesson 8. Brian Duffy (1933–2010)
Lesson 9. Jerry N. Uelsmann (1934–)
Lesson 10. Annie Leibovitz (1949–)
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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