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Famous Photographers Pose with Their Equally Famous Photographs

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The occupation of a photographer and an artist in general means that the vast majority of the public doesn’t know anything more about you than what your art looks like. Tim Mantoani, who is a photographer himself, decided to reveal to the world the faces behind some of the most iconic pictures ever taken. His project started in 2006 using a 20×24 Polaroid camera. He liked the style of this specific camera and he knew that his final images would appeal to the viewers, since there would be a lot to look at. He shot over 150 photographs in this format, which he later released in a book, which you can find on Amazon.

Steve McCurry – Girl in Afganistan.

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Jeff Widener – Beijing 1989

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Harry Benson – The Beatles

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Lyle Owerko – 9/11

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Marry Ellen Mark – Ringmaster with elephant

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David Doubilet – Cirle of Barracuda

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Neil Leifer – Ali vs Liston

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Bob Gruen – John Lennon

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Nick Ut – Napalm attack in Vietnam

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Douglas Kirkland – Marilyn Monroe

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Carl Fischer – Muhammad Ali

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May Pang – John Lennon

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Acknowledging the artists behind the pieces of art is the most important thing when referring to an artwork. Knowing only about the photograph is just half the information that a person needs. Giving credits is what these people deserve and should get.













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