Some Pioneer Photographers of All Time and Their Aspiring Works

While some of us amateurs still trying to figures out what Photography really is, these expert and guru photographers has conquered the world of Photography. Their work is timeless, beautiful and inspiring. Let’s see some of the most artistic, expressive Magnificent photographs of all time.

If you want to know about the photographers click on their names. There are 15 photographers and 30 images. Please see the end of the post to find more famous photographers and their pictures.

1. Ansel Adams

Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, 1941

Ansel Adams Moonrise

Mount Williamson: Clearing Storm

Ansel Adams Mount Williamson: Clearing Storm

2.Henri-Cartier Bresson

Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare, 1932

Bresson Behind The Gare St. Lazare

Srinagar, Kashmir, 1948

Sinagar Kashmir Henri-Cartier-Bresson

3.Hiroshi Sugimoto

Ligurian Sea, Saviore 1993

Ligurian Sea Saviore

Polar Bear, 1976

Hiroshi Sugimoto Polar Bear

4. Robert Adams

‘Longmont, Colorado’ from the series ‘Summer Nights’, about 1982

Robert Adams, 'Longmont, Colorado' from the series 'Summer Nights', about 1982

Burning Oil Sludge North of Denver, Colorado

 Burning Oil Sludge North of Denver, Colorado

5. Margaret Bourke-White

Gandhi , India 1946

Ghadi Margaret Bourke White

At the Time of the Louisville Flood, Kentucky 1937

At the Time of the Louisville Flood Kentucky 1937

6. Arnold Newman

Pablo Picasso, Vallauris, France, 1954

Pablo Picasso Vallauris, France 1954

Marilyn Monroe, Hollywood, California, 1962

Marilyn_monroe Arnold Newman

7. Dorothea Lange

Lettuce Field, Imperial Valley, 1937

Lettuce Field Imperial Valley

Migrant Mother

Migrant Mother

8. Gordon Parks

Muhammed Ali, 1966

Gordon Parks Muhammad Ali

Ingrid Bergman at Stromboli 1949

ngrid Bergman on location for the filming of Roberto Rossellini's "Stromboli," Italy

9. Abelardo Morell

Ligh Blub, 1991

Abelardo Llight Bulb

The Empire State Building in Bedroom, 1994

The Empire State Building in Bedroom

10.Cindy Sherman

Unititled Film Still #14, 1978

19_unititled_film_still _14_sherman

Untitled #66, 1980

Untitled #66 1980

11. Peter  Hujar

Candy Darling on her Deathbed, 1974

Candy Darling on her Deathbed, 1974

Brooklyn Bar, Circa 1975

Brooklyn Bar Peter Hujar

12. Josef Koudelka

Wenceslav Square in Prague, 1968

Wenceslav Square in Prague Josef Koudelka

Spain 1971

Josef Koudelka Spain 1971

13.Walker Evans

Hale County, Alabama 1936

Walker Evans Hale County

County seat of Hale County, Alabama 1936

Hale County Alabama

14.Garry Winogrand

Untitled 1960

Garry Winogrand

Untitled 1950s

Garry Winogrand Untitled 1950s

15. Robert Doisneau

Fernand Leger dans ses Oeuvres

Fernand Léger dans ses œuvres

Cyclo-cross in Gentilly, 1947

Cyclo-cross in Gentilly Robert Doisneau, 1947

By all means this post represents only  a little amount of vast works these artist/photographers have done. Also, there are more really good photographers who could not be included in this post ( It would a really long post). If you are interested in more famous photographers and their work visit the following sites :


Kawsar Ali is a web designer who also likes blogging. In his spare time he walks around with a Nikon D5100 hunting for good textures.

  • SamD

    I’m pretty sure you meant to say ‘inspiring’ works and not ‘aspiring’ works in the title….

    • Kawsar Ali

      nope aspiring is what I intended