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List of notable or famous photographers from Austria, with bios and photos, including the top photographers born in Austria and even some popular photographers who immigrated to Austria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Austrian photographers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These photographers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known photographer from Austria is included when available.

List people include Manfred Kielnhofer, Prince Hubertus of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and many more.

This historic photographers from Austria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Austrian photographers of note?" and "Who are the most famous photographers from Austria?" These prominent photographers of Austria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Austrian photographers.

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Alexandr Hackenschmied is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Photographers from Austria
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Alexander Hammid born Alexandr Hackenschmied was a leading photographer, film director, cinematographer and editor in Czechoslovakia between the two world wars. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1938 and became involved in American avant-garde cinema. He is best known known for his film, Crisis, Meshes of the Afternoon and To Be Alive!. He made Meshes of the Afternoon, with his wife Maya Deren—to whom he was married from 1942 to 1947. He won the 1965 Academy Award for Best Documentary for To Be Alive!, which he co-directed with Francis Thompson. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 97 (1907-2004)

Birthplace: Linz, Austria

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Andreas H. Bitesnich is an Austrian photographer and musician. He specializes in nude and portrait photography. His work appears regularly in international magazines. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 54

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

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Andreas Horvath is an Austrian photographer and filmmaker. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria

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Baron Raimund von Stillfried is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Photographers from Austria
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Baron Raimund von Stillfried


Baron Raimund von Stillfried, also known as Baron Raimund von Stillfried-Rathenitz, was an Austrian photographer. He was son of August Wilhelm Freiherr Stillfried von Rathenitz and Maria Anna Johanna Theresia Walburge Gräfin Clam-Martinitz. After leaving his military career, Stillfried moved to Yokohama, Japan and opened a photographic studio called Stillfried & Co. which operated until 1875. In 1875, Stillfried formed a partnership with Hermann Andersen and the studio was renamed, Stillfried & Andersen. This studio operated until 1885. In 1877, Stillfried & Andersen bought the studio and stock of Felice Beato. In the late 1870s, Stillfried visited and photographed in Dalmatia, Bosnia, and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 72 (1839-1911)