“Pioneers of photography”

19th-century photographers who were among the first in developing the medium; generally this means people working prior to 1880. The category should not be used for later photographers who help to advance particular aspects or genres of photography.


A
Sarah Angelina Acland
Sofia Ahlbom
Mads Alstrup
Edward Anthony (photographer)
Frederick Scott Archer
Anna Atkins
Alois Auer
B
William Bambridge
Deloss Barnum
Arthur Batut
Hippolyte Bayard
Richard Beard (photographer)
Felice Beato
William Bell (photographer)
Wilson Bentley
Herbert Bowyer Berkeley
Bertha Valerius
Emilie Bieber
Graystone Bird
Louis Désiré Blanquart-Evrard
Pietro Boyesen
Edward Bracher
Mathew Brady
Jan Karel van den Broek
Giacomo Brogi
Lucien Bull
Burton Brothers
C
Julia Margaret Cameron
Antoine Claudet
Robert Cornelius
Charles Cros
James Ambrose Cutting
D
Tošo Dabac
René Dagron
Louis Daguerre
Lala Deen Dayal
Philip Henry Delamotte
Édouard Delessert
Mary Dillwyn
André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri
Geneviève Élisabeth Disdéri
Wordsworth Donisthorpe
Jules Duboscq
Louis Arthur Ducos du Hauron
E
George Eastman
Harold Eugene Edgerton
Peter Elfelt
William England
F
Peter Faber (Danish telegraph specialist)
Antoine Fauchery
Frederikke Federspiel
Mary Georgina Filmer
Hércules Florence
F cont.
Orrin Freeman
Emanuel von Friedrichsthal
Peter Wickens Fry
G
John L. Gihon
Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey
John Frederick Goddard
Emanuel Goldberg
Samuel Gottscho
Joseph Grego
Ernst Gundlach
H
Georg Emil Hansen
Alfred Hugh Harman
Clementina Maude, Viscountess Hawarden
Frank Jay Haynes
Keld Helmer-Petersen
Lotte Herrlich
John Herschel
Alexander Hessler
Hill & Adamson
Levi Hill
Horie Kuwajirō
Leavitt Hunt
Robert Hunt (scientist)
James D. Hutton
I
Levett Landon Boscawen Ibbetson
Johann Baptist Isenring
Jules Itier
J
William Henry Jackson
Marcellin Jobard
Pierre-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière
Henri Joly
K
Albert Kahn (banker)
Kameya Tokujirō
Richard Keene
Benjamin W. Kilburn
Hugues Krafft
L
Pierre Moulin du Coudray de La Blanchère
Martin Laroche
Gustave Le Gray
Sergey Lvovich Levitsky
Albert Levy (photographer)
John Dillwyn Llewelyn
Auguste and Louis Lumière
M
Maeda Genzō
Étienne-Jules Marey
George Masa
Oscar G. Mason
Farnham Maxwell-Lyte
Anton Melbye
Israel B. Melchior
Séraphin-Médéric Mieusement
Samuel C. Mills
Geraldine Moodie
M cont.
John C. Moss
Eadweard Muybridge
N
Nadar (photographer)
Francesco Negri (photographer)
Caroline Emily Nevill
Claude Niépce
Nicéphore Niépce
P
Noël Paymal Lerebours
Thomas Kimmwood Peters
Arthur Clarence Pillsbury
Ernest Pogorelc
Alphonse Poitevin
J. L. C. Pompe van Meerdervoort
Mungo Ponton
Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky
Elizabeth Pulman
R
Josef Breitenbach
Joseph Bancroft Reade
Henry Peach Robinson
Dominique Roman
Mary Rosse
Giacomo Rossetti
Pierre Rossier
S
William Saunders (photographer)
Theodor Scheimpflug
Morris Schwartz
Alfred Seaman
August Semmendinger
George Shadbolt
Shima Kakoku
Shima Ryū
Luther George Simjian
Hilda Sjölin
Hamilton Lanphere Smith
Albert Southworth
Mary Steen
Baron Raimund von Stillfried
Julius Strauss (photographer)
Rudolph Striegler
Thomas Sutton (photographer)
T
Constance Fox Talbot
Henry Fox Talbot
Henry Taunt
John Thomson (photographer)
Tomishige Rihei
Heinrich Tønnies
U
Uchida Kuichi
Ueno Hikoma
Ukai Gyokusen
V
Auguste Vacquerie
W
Thomas Wedgwood (photographer)
Bertha Wehnert-Beckmann
Walter B. Woodbury

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