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

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

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Alexander Rodchenko is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Photographers from Russia
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Aleksander Mikhailovich Rodchenko was a Russian artist, sculptor, photographer and graphic designer. He was one of the founders of constructivism and Russian design; he was married to the artist Varvara Stepanova. Rodchenko was one of the most versatile Constructivist and Productivist artists to emerge after the Russian Revolution. He worked as a painter and graphic designer before turning to photomontage and photography. His photography was socially engaged, formally innovative, and opposed to a painterly aesthetic. Concerned with the need for analytical-documentary photo series, he often shot his subjects from odd angles—usually high above or down below—to shock the viewer and to postpone ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 65 (1891-1956)

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Alexandre Michon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Photographers from Russia
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Alexander Mishon was a Russian photographer and cinematographer. Born to a French family in Kharkiv, he started his career as a photographer and owned a photo studio in his hometown. He later settled in Baku and lived there for 25 years. Here, in 1898, he shot his first films using a Lumiere cinematograph. Michon is widely regarded as the pioneer of Azerbaijani cinema. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 63 (1858-1921)

Birthplace: Ukraine, Kharkiv, Eurasia, Kharkiv Oblast, Soviet Union

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Alexey Viktorovich Titarenko is a Russian photographer and artist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 55

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Daria Strokous is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Photographers from Russia
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Daria Strokous is a Russian model, film actress, and photographer. Strokous was born in Moscow, Russia to Vladimir and Olga Strokous. Soon after she was born, she and her family moved to Benin, Africa where she lived and studied until the age of five. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 25

Birthplace: Russia, Moscow

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