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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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Luvelli is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
GretchenCox added Luvelli
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Steve McCurry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 68 from Darby, Pennsylvania
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Bruce Gilden is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 72 from New York City, New York
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Garry Winogrand is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Dec. at 56 (1928-1984) from New York City, New York
5
Robert Frank is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 94 from Switzerland, European Free Trade Association, Zurich District, Zürich, Canton of Zurich
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Bruce Davidson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 85 from Oak Park, Illinois
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David Alan Harvey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 74 from California
8
Walker Evans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Dec. at 72 (1903-1975) from St. Louis, Missouri
9
Joel Meyerowitz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 80 from New York City, New York
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Alex Webb is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 66 from California, United States of America
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Weegee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Dec. at 69 (1899-1968) from Zolochiv, Ukraine
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Werner Bischof is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Dec. at 38 (1916-1954) from Zürich, Switzerland
13
William Eggleston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 79 from Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
14
Helen Levitt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Dec. at 96 (1913-2009) from Bensonhurst, New York City, New York
15
Martin Parr is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 66 from Epsom, United Kingdom
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Robert Doisneau is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Dec. at 82 (1912-1994) from Gentilly, France
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Bruno Barbey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 78 from Morocco
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Greg Gorman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 70 from Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America
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Albert Watson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 77 from Edinburgh, United Kingdom
20
Dorothea Lange is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Dec. at 70 (1895-1965) from Hoboken, New Jersey, United States of America
21
Alec Soth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 50 from Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Robert Adams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 81 from Orange, New Jersey
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Chris Killip is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 72 from Douglas, Isle of Man
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Allan Arbus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Dec. at 95 (1918-2013) from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Philip-Lorca diCorcia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Lifestyle Photographers
Age 68 from Hartford, Connecticut