Arthur Rothstein, born in 1915 in New York City, is recognized as one of America’s premier photojournalists of the 20th century. Throughout a career that spans five decades, he has produced notable photographs focusing on the farming communities in the Midwestern Dust Bowl during the Great Depression, which are considered to be some of the best known photographs of the Depression Era.
Ruth Bernhard, the German-American photographer whose career has spanned almost 7 decades is considered a true icon of modernist photography. She has influenced and inspired many with her mastery in use of light, and combining graphic elegance with sensual subject matters.
Elvis Presley, known as the King of Rock n’ Roll, was responsible for shaping the direction of popular music. His raucous sound, rebellious dance moves, high-energy delivery, and iconic persona turned him into an international sensation.
Alfred Eisenstaedt is often credited as the first “photojournalist” in the medium’s history. As one of LIFE magazine’s most renowned photojournalists, Eisenstaedt’s journey to becoming one of the most versatile and well-regarded photographers was an improbable one.
Throughout the years, South African photographer Norman Seeff has made a name for himself shooting black and white portraits of the world’s most famous names such as Steve Jobs, The Rolling Stones, Joni Mitchell, Miles Davis, John Travolta and many more.
Elliott Erwitt, the American documentary photographer who has had a substantial impact on contemporary photography, is best known for the offbeat humor in his pictures. With a humanist approach to photography, his best-known images present the viewer candid and often playful scenes.
New York City, ‘the city that never sleeps’ as it is famously called, has been lensed by countless photographers over the years, but it is through Berenice Abbott’s documentary approach that some of the best known photographs of the city were created.
Robert Mapplethorpe remains as one of the best remembered photographers of the 20th century, most noted for his black and white portraits of celebrities, flowers, male and female nudes.
One of the most iconic images in sports history is, amusingly, taken inside of a pool in South Florida. In 1961, Flip Schulke captured an up-and-coming black boxer