Top 5 Freelance Photographers of All Time
October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015
There are two kinds of people in this world: people who make a difference, and people who wait for the other set of people to make a difference. Among freelance photographers too, there have been a few people who made a mark. These freelance photographers have done well, and they’ve left a legacy behind for everyone else to follow.
Here are some of those Top Freelance Photographers of All Time and the kind of work they’ve done:
Thomas Leuthard is a well-known street photographer from Switzerland. Having rapidly claimed a name for himself in the International street photography community, Thomas also travels around the world to take photographs, teach workshops and also offers online street photograpy courses. He also has an active YouTube channel.
Thomas has walked the streets to give photography the best ever.
Remember we once wrote about how you get deep into a broader niche when it comes to photography? Nature photography is a popular niche but Alan Murphy goes deeper into nature. He specializes in birds.
Alan Murphy has spent a lifetime with bird photography and is an award winning photographer, a Nikon professional service member, a Wimberly Professional service member, an author, and a producer of a CD book called The Guide to Songbird Set-up Photography and a few popular eBooks too.
Andy Rouse is truly an inspiration. A wildlife Phtographer extraordinaire, he is famous for his “up close and personal” stance on animals and birds. He is a charmer and his photography skills are nothing short of fascinating.
Andy’s work has been acknowledged as one of the best in the Industry. He has won over 9 awards in the prestigious BBC Wildlife Photographer of the year competition. He is also the holder of the Cherry Kearton award for Wildlife Photography from the Royal Geographical Society.
If you ever wondered if photographs ever have a life of their own, perhaps Annie’s work could very much make you a believer. Annie Liebovitz is a contemporary portrait photographer well-knwn for her work with Rolling Stone Magazine and Vanity Fair. She shot to fame with her portrait of John Lennon with Yoko Ono – the same day John Lennon was killed.
Annie’s work is full of intimate portraits that always have a story on the subject. She is a photographer who believes in knowing her subjects well.
Even non-photo enthusiasts know about Ansel Adams. You could say he is that famous. Well-known for his stunning landscapes and nature, he could very well transport you into his photos.
For instance, his famous work on landscapes of Yosemite and Grand Teton has the best rendition of what large format cameras could do.
Who are your favorite photographers of all time? Tell us about them.