Famous Photographers from Germany

List of notable or famous photographers from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top photographers born in Germany and even some popular photographers who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German 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 Germany is included when available.

This is a list that features people like Ozzy Lusth and Karl Lagerfeld.

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

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    • Birthplace: Ilshofen, Germany
    Achim Lippoth (born 1968 in Ilshofen, West Germany) is a German photographer and film director best known for using child models to stage scenes from everyday life.
  • Albrecht Becker

    Albrecht Becker

    Dec. at 95 (1906-2002)
    • Birthplace: Thale, Germany
    Albrecht Becker (14 November 1906 – 22 April 2002) was a German production designer, photographer, and actor, who was imprisoned by the Nazi regime for the charge of homosexuality.
  • Alexander Palacios

    Alexander Palacios

    Age: 40
    Alexander Palacios is a German artist based in Basel, Switzerland. Born to a German mother and Peruvian father and growing up in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Palacios started his career in 2002. ...more
    • Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
    Andreas Gursky (born 15 January 1955) is a German photographer and professor at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany.He is known for his large format architecture and landscape colour photographs, ...more
  • Andreas Mühe

    Andreas Mühe

    Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Karl-Marx-Stadt, Germany
    Andreas Mühe is a photographer.
  • Anton Stankowski
    Dec. at 92 (1906-1998)
    • Birthplace: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
    Anton Stankowski (June 18, 1906 – December 11, 1998) was a German graphic designer, photographer and painter. He developed an original Theory of Design and pioneered Constructive Graphic Art. ...more