Their life, work and equipment ... at least as far as I have been able to find out..... All these entries were once posts on my site classic-photographers.com  
 aenne biermann - untitled (herbert biermann), 1928
 Aenne Biermann  Francis Frith  Mario Testino
 rodchenko_Cover Illustration for About This by Vladimir Mayakovsky, 1923
 Aleksandr Rodchenko  Frank Eugene  Minor White
 Stieglitz - O'Keeffe-2
 Alfred Stieglitz  Frederick H. Evans  Moriyama Daido
 Austen - The darned Club
 Alice Austen  George Rodger  My little dead dick
 alvin-langdon-coburn_rodin
 Alvin Langdon Coburn  Germaine Krull  Nakahira Takuma
 kertesz -
 André Kertész  Gertrude Käsebier  Paul Strand
 Angus McBean  Gustave Le Gray  Philippe Halsman
 Annie Leibovitz  Helmut Newton  Pirkle Jones
 Ansel Adams  Henri Cartier-Bresson  Richard Avedon
 Anton Corbijn  Henri le Secq  Robert Adams
 Arnold Genthe  Herb Ritts  Robert Capa
 Baron de Meyer  Hippolyte Bayard Robert Doisneau
 Berenice Abbott  Horst P Horst  Robert Frank
 Bill Brandt  Ilse Bing  Roger Fenton
 Brassaï  Imogen Cunningham  Roger Mapplethorpe

 Bruno Bernard a.k.a.

Bernard of Hollywood

Irving Penn  Steven Meisel
 Cecil Beaton  J.E.J. Bellocq  Toni Frissell
 Charles Nègre  James Nachtwey  Walker Evans
 Charles Sheeler  Jeanloup Sieff  William Henry Fox Talbot
 Cindy Sherman  Joel-Peter Witkin  William Henry Jackson
 Claude Cahun  Josef Breitenbach  William Vandivert
 David ‘ Chim’ Seymour  Josef Sudek
 David Bailey Julia Margaret Cameron
 Diane Arbus  Karl Blossfeldt
 Dorothea Lange  László Moholy-Nagy
 Edward Steichen  Lee Friedlander
 Edward Weston  Lewis Hine
 Erwin Blumenfeld  Louis Daguerre
 Eugène Atget  Louis Stettner
 Francesca Woodman  Man Ray