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Heather Agarwal
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List of the best fashion photographers.  Great fashion is purposeful art and it takes a gifted photographer to enhance the artistry of a garment with a still image. Who is the Best Fashion Photographer? We will finally answer this question with the help of Ranker voters.
 

The great fashion photographers have many different styles. A photographer like Annie Leibovitz can be minimalist, capturing the heart and soul of her subjects or one can be vibrant and theatrical as is the case with a photographer like David LaChapelle. Photography, like fashion, can be very subjective. Everyone who views a piece has their own reaction to it. One person may think that a photo is the best they have ever seen, while someone else may think it's too crazy. That's why we need your help determining which fashion photographer is the greatest.
 

All of the photographers on our list are true artists. Their photos have graced the covers of Vogue, Elle and Glamour. They have worked with beautiful models, famous actors and actresses, as well as the most innovative designers of their time. Some of them have even become celebrities in their own right.
 

The question remains, who is the best fashion photographer? Vote and help us uncover which shutterbug deserves the number one spot.

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Richard Avedon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Richard Avedon New York City, New York, United States of America

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Helmut Newton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Helmut Newton Berlin, Germany

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Herb Ritts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Herb Ritts Los Angeles, USA, California

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Irving Penn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Irving Penn Plainfield, New Jersey, United States of America

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Steven Klein is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Steven Klein New York City, New York, United States of America

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Annie Leibovitz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Annie Leibovitz Waterbury, Connecticut, United States of America

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Ellen von Unwerth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Ellen von Unwerth Frankfurt, Germany

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Cecil Beaton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Cecil Beaton Hampstead, London, United Kingdom

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Peter Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Peter Lindbergh Leszno, Poland

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David LaChapelle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
David LaChapelle Fairfield, Connecticut, United States of America

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Steven Meisel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Steven Meisel New York City, New York, United States of America

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Patrick Demarchelier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Patrick Demarchelier Le Havre, France

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Francesco Scavullo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Francesco Scavullo New York City, New York, United States of America

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Rankin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Rankin Paisley, United Kingdom

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Man Ray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Man Ray USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Horst P. Horst is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Horst P. Horst Wei├čenfels, Germany

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Guy Bourdin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Guy Bourdin Paris, France

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Bill Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Baden Chalmers added Bill Cunningham Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Mario Testino is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Mario Testino Lima, Peru

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Bruce Weber is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Bruce Weber USA, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

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Bert Stern is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Bert Stern New York City, New York, United States of America

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Zuzana Breznanikova is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Jessicagoes added Zuzana Breznanikova

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Edward Steichen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Edward Steichen Bivange, Luxembourg

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Norman Parkinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Norman Parkinson London, United Kingdom

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Arthur Elgort is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Arthur Elgort New York City, New York, United States of America

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Hiro is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Hiro Shanghai, China

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Terry Richardson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Terry Richardson New York City, USA, New York

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Karl Lagerfeld is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Karl Lagerfeld Hamburg, Germany

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Nick Knight is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Nick Knight London, United Kingdom

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Deborah Turbeville is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers

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David Bailey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
David Bailey Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom

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Craig McDean is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Craig McDean Manchester, United Kingdom

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Mert and Marcus is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Mert and Marcus

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George Hoyningen-Huene is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
George Hoyningen-Huene Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Lord Snowdon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers

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Juergen Teller is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Juergen Teller Erlangen, Germany

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Toni Frissell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Toni Frissell Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Norman Jean Roy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Norman Jean Roy Canada

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Raymond Meier is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Raymond Meier Switzerland

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Nigel Barker is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Nigel Barker London, England

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Mariano Vivanco is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Mariano Vivanco Lima, Peru

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John Rawlings is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
John Rawlings

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Tony Kelly is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fashion Photographers
Tony Kelly Dublin, Republic of Ireland