Photographers

Pioneers

William Henry Fox Talbot
Joseph Niepce
Roger Fenton (crimean War)
Anna Atkins

Art / Montage

Lola du Pre
Pierre Et Gilles
Gilbert and George
Man Ray
David Hockney
Martha Rosler  
John Stezaker
Richard Hamilton
John Heartfield
Alberto Seveso
Gilles Bensimon (Flowers in water)
Justin Quinell - Pinhole mouth photography
Brock Davis - Minitures & Food (quirky)

Art / Documentary

Richard Billingham (Ray's a Laugh)
Martin Parr (The Last Resort, The Cost of Living, Small World)
Nick Waplington - (Living Room and Weddings, Parties, Anything, Safety in Numbers)
Bill Owens - Suburbia (East Bay Domestic Scenes)
Diane Arbus "deviant and marginal people or people whose normality seem ugly or surreal"
Henri Cartier Bresson
Vivian Maier - (Streets Chicago)
Simon Roberts (Pierdom, We English, The Hudna)
Tom Wood (Life in the North East England)
Sean Hakey ( Silver Miners)
Walker Evans ( American Life )
Alfred Stieglitz
Lee Friedlander (Jazz / Social Landscape)
Garry Winogrand (American Life in the early 60's- Coney Island Aquarium & Bronx Zoo)
Andre Kertesz
Dorothea Lange - Effects of (US Depression on Farming Community)
Sebastião Salgado ( Ship Breakers & Mining in South America)
Zed Nelson (Gun Nation)
Philip-Lorca diCorcia (Documentary photography mixed with the fictional world of cinema and advertising)
Paul Graham (Troubled Land, A1-The Great North Road, American Night)
jocelyn allen - self portraits
Sam Taylor-Johnson
Brock Davis ( Broccoli tree house )

Documentary (News)

Eddie Adams
Nick Ut
Robert Capa
Joe Rosenthal
Don McCullin
Tom Stoddart
Tim Hetherington
Philip Jones Griffiths (Vietnam + Wales)
 

Fashion & Beauty

Nick Knight
Corinne Day (Kate Moss/ early Face & ID Mag)
Paolo Roversi (Polaroids 10"x8")*
Herb Ritts
David LaChapelle
Mario Testino
Tim Walker
Steven Klein
Patrick Demarchelier
Mario Sorreti
Steven Meisel
Jurgen Teller
Rankin
Terry Richardson
Helmet Newton
Richard Avedon
Ellen von Unwerth
Yulia Gorbachenko
Claire Harrison
Jayesh Pankhania
Bruce Weber
Albert Watson
Irving Penn
Horst P Horst*
Cecil Beaton
Norman Parkinson
Jeanloup Sieff
Guy Bourdin
Diver & Aguilar
Irwin Olaf*
Cathleen Naundorf ( Colour & B&W Polaroid)* 

General (Commercial)

Robert Wilson 

Landscape

Ansel Adams
Edward Weston
John Davies
Murray Fredericks (B&W & Colour Clouds, Ice sheets)

Music / Celebrity/ Film

Anton Corbijn
Ellis Parinder
Kevin Westernberg
Annie Leibovitz

Special Effects

Eadweard Muybridge (multiple exposure)
Corr White (water droplets)
Fabian Oefner (paint & bubbles)
Carli Davidson (dogs head shake)
Heinz Maier (water droplets)

Still Life

Karl Blossfeldt - (B&W fauna)*
Barry Rosenthal - (Colour fauna)
Carol Sharp (Flowers)