Famous Photographers from Austria

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
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    Alexandr Hackenschmied, born Alexander Siegfried George Hackenschmied, known later as Alexander Hammid (17 December 1907, Linz – 26 July 2004, New York City) was a Czech-American photographer, film director, cinematographer and editor. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1938 and became involved in American avant-garde cinema. He is best known for three films: Crisis (1939), Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) and To Be Alive! (1964). 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 (Short Subject) for To Be Alive! (1964), which he co-directed with Francis Thompson.
    • Age: Dec. at 96 (1907-2004)
    • Birthplace: Linz, Austria
  • Andreas H. Bitesnich (born in Vienna, 1964) is an Austrian photographer and musician. He specializes in nude and portrait photography. His work appears regularly in international magazines.
    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
  • Andreas Horvath (born 25 August 1968 in Salzburg) is an Austrian photographer and filmmaker.
    • Age: 54
    • Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
  • Baron Raimund von Stillfried
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    Baron Raimund von Stillfried

    Baron Raimund von Stillfried, also known as Baron Raimund von Stillfried-Rathenitz (6 August 1839, in Komotau – 12 August 1911, in Vienna), was an Austrian photographer.
    • Age: Dec. at 72 (1839-1911)
  • Dora Kallmus
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    Dora Philippine Kallmus (also known as Madame D'Ora; 20 March 1881 – 28 October 1963) was an Austrian fashion and portrait photographer.
    • Age: Dec. at 82 (1881-1963)
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
  • Edith Tudor Hart
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    Edith Tudor-Hart (née Edith Suschitzky; 1908–1973) was an Austrian-British photographer, communist-sympathiser and spy for the Soviet Union. Brought up in a family of socialists, she trained in photography at Walter Gropius's Bauhaus in Dessau, and carried her political ideals through her art. Through her connections with Arnold Deutsch, Tudor-Hart was instrumental in the recruiting of the Cambridge Spy ring which damaged British intelligence from World War II until the security services discovered all their identities by the mid-1960s. She recommended Litzi Friedmann and Kim Philby for recruitment by the KGB and acted as an intermediary for Anthony Blunt and Bob Stewart when the ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 64 (1908-1973)
    • Birthplace: Bournemouth, United Kingdom