photography The Best Lifestyle Photographers  

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This list of the best lifestyle photographers in the world has been ranked by the community to determine the absolute greatest artists when it comes to lifestyle photography. This list includes portfolios and additional information such as biographical information, when available. From street photography to other moving images, these photographers expertly capture everyday moments. Who are the world’s best lifestyle photographers?
 
This list includes only the best lifestyle photographers in the world – many of these artists have been featured on the covers of multiple magazines and many have received awards for their work as well.
 
This list features the most popular lifestyle photographers in the world and includes photographers such as Bruno Barbey, Alex Webb, David Alan Harvey, Werner Bischof, Larry Towell, Bruce Gilden, Chris Steele-Perkins, and Greg Gorman. Vote up the best lifestyle photographers below, rerank the list to express your opinion, or add a photographer you think is great but isn't already on the list.
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Robert Frank is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Robert Frank 1924-11-09

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12 1
Bruce Gilden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Bruce Gilden 1946-10-16

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Luvelli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
GretchenCox added Luvelli

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9 1
Steve McCurry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Steve McCurry 1950-04-23

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7 1
Garry Winogrand is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Garry Winogrand 1928-01-14

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8 2
Werner Bischof is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers

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8 2
David Alan Harvey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
David Alan Harvey 1944-06-06

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7 2
Bruno Barbey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Bruno Barbey 1941-01-01

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5 0
Helen Levitt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Helen Levitt 1913-08-31

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7 3
Greg Gorman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Greg Gorman 1949-01-01

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5 1
Albert Watson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Albert Watson 1942-01-01

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5 1
Walker Evans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Walker Evans 1903-11-03

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Bruce Davidson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Bruce Davidson 1933-09-05

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5 2
Philip-Lorca diCorcia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers

14 Famous People with Jewish Mothers

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5 2
Alec Soth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Alec Soth 1969

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4 1
William Eggleston is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
William Eggleston 1939-07-27

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5 3
Joel Meyerowitz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Joel Meyerowitz 1938-03-06

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Larry Towell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Larry Towell 1953-01-01

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3 1
Martin Parr is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Martin Parr 1952-05-23

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3 1
Weegee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Weegee 1899-06-12

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Ted Croner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Ted Croner 1922-01-01

The Most Beautiful Women of All Time

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Robert Doisneau is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Robert Doisneau 1912-04-14

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Justin W. Chung is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
BettaRomero added Justin W. Chung

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2 0
Richard Billingham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Richard Billingham 1970-09-25

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Robert Adams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Robert Adams 1937-05-08

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4 3
Alex Webb is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Alex Webb 1952-05-05

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4 3
Kevin Carter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Kevin Carter 1960-09-13

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3 2
Chris Steele-Perkins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers

15 Celebrities Who Were Outed

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3 2
Frans Lanting is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Frans Lanting 1951-07-13

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3 2
Russell James is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Russell James 1962-01-01

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Eudora Welty is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Eudora Welty 1909-04-13

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Chris Killip is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Chris Killip 1946-07-11

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2 2
Lee Friedlander is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Lee Friedlander 1934-07-14

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1 1
Jacob Riis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Jacob Riis 1849-05-03

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3 4
Trey Ratcliff is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Trey Ratcliff 1971-07-07

13 Famous People Surrounded By Tragedy

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1 2
Anton Corbijn is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Anton Corbijn 1955-05-20

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1 2
Dorothea Lange is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Dorothea Lange 1895-05-26

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0 1
August Sander is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
August Sander 1876-11-17

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0 1
Allan Arbus is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Allan Arbus 1918-02-15

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0 1
Stephen Dalton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Stephen Dalton 1954-04-23

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0 1
Michael Thompson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Michael Thompson

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0 1
Jeanloup Sieff is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Jeanloup Sieff 1933-11-30

Horrible Torture Methods That Have Been Used Primarily on Women

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0 1
Richard Prince is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Richard Prince 1949-08-06

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0 1
Oliviero Toscani is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Oliviero Toscani 1942-01-01

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0 1
Willy Ronis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Willy Ronis 1910-08-14

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0 1
Ernst Haas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Ernst Haas 1921-03-02

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0 1
Serge Lutens is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Serge Lutens 1942-03-14

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0 1
Nan Goldin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Nan Goldin 1953-09-12

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1 3
David Solomons is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers

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1 3
Gregory Crewdson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Gregory Crewdson 1962-09-06