Hall of Fame

Meet the Pioneers
of Photography

The International Photography Hall of Fame recognizes the work of pioneers, artists and innovators who have pushed photography forward. Explore our inductees to learn about the world through the lens of photography. These are the men and women behind the photos, cameras and inventions that capture life one image at a time.
Berenice Abbott
Ansel Adams
Diane Arbus
Frederick Scott Archer
Eugene Atget
Richard Avedon
Oskar Barnack
Ruth Bernhard
Margaret Bourke
Mathew B. Brady
Bill Brandt
Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Ken Burns
Julia Margaret Cameron
Robert Capa
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Imogen Cunningham
Andre Adolphe-Eugene Disderi
Peter Dombrovskis
George Eastman
Harold Edgerton
Peter Henry Emerson
Walker Evans
Adolf Fassbender
Roger Fenton
Robert Frank
Helmut Gernsheim
Paul Linwood Gittings
Ernst Haas
Brassai (Gyula Halasz)
Philippe Halsman
George Harris
Victor Hasselblad
Sir John Frederick William Herschel
Robert Adamson & David Octavius Hill
Lewis Hine
William Henry Jackson
Steve Jobs
Yousuf Karsh
Gertrude Kasebier
Andre Kertesz
John Knoll
Thomas Knoll
Dr. Edwin Land
Dorothea Lange
Annie Leibovitz
Auguste Lumiere & Louis Lumiere
Pirie MacDonald
Louis Jacques Mande-Daguerre
Dr. C. E. Kenneth Mees
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy
Eadweard Muybridge
Graham Nash
Beaumont Newhall
Arnold Newman
Joseph Nicephore Niepce
Yasuzo Nojima
Timothy H. O’Sullivan
Gordon Parks
Frank Forester Renwick
Joe Rosenthal
Man Ray Emmanuel Rudnitsky
Sebastião Salgado
Erich Salomon
August Sander
William Eugene Smith
Edward Steichen
Alfred Stieglitz
Paul Strand
Josef Sudek
William Henry Fox Talbot
Nadar (Gaspard Felix Tournachon)
James VanDerZee
Carleton Watkins
Edward Weston
Minor Martin White
Clarence H. White