Moravian archaeologist and amateur photographer. One of the first to use his own and other people’s photographs to popularise science.
Prominent portrait photographer from Kolín, cousin of the photographer Josef Sudek. Founder and owner of Rafaela, a successful studio in Kolín.
Rudolf Bruner-Dvořák’s brother, who took over his studio after his death. He continued his tradition of photographing events, although he was also interested in architecture.
Pioneer of photographic reports in the Czech lands. He is regarded as one of the founders of photojournalism.
Photographer active in the early 20th century, a prominent representative of Pictorialism, author of photographic manuals and organiser of courses for the wider public.
A prestigious Czech photo contest focusing on press photography, followed by an exhibition. A version of the World Press Photo. It has three sections: photo, video and the Prague Grant.
Legendary Czech photographer who became famous abroad as well. His portraits of the Czech elite and art nudes are especially well known.
Photographer and experimenter who founded Czech landscape photography. He was also a distinguished citizen of Prague and the author of the first photographic publications about the Czech capital.
A photographer from Prague who founded and managed the successful studio Fotoateliér OKO in Prague together with her twin sister, in which the sisters immortalised, for example, Karel Čapek, Julius Fučík and André Breton.
The first Czech illustrated magazine for amateur photographers, published from 1893 to 1944.
Czech explorer, botanist, ethnographer, writer and photographer. South American Indians called him Karaí Pukú (Long Hunter) and in Europe he was nicknamed Cactus Hunter.
Portrait photographer from the second half of the 19th century and publisher of books about cities, known is his time abroad as well. One of the first Czech sports photographers.
American photographer of Czech origin and with a degree in painting from the Academy. She became famous for her large-format collages.
Foremost figure of European photographic avant-garde of the 1920s and 1930s. Not only his photographic work, but also his critical and pedagogical activities are notable.
Prominent Czech-American photographer, editor, cameraman and director. One of the pioneers of avant-garde film of 1930s and a key figure in world film modernism.
He is regarded as the founders and greatest figures of Czech modern photojournalism in the first half of the 20th century.
Prominent interwar photographer and member of Group 42. An important figure of Czech modernism.
Czech explorer, writer, journalist and documentary filmmaker. Together with Jiří Hanzelka, he went on several expeditions on practically all continents.
Photographer and mountain climber known for his landscape photographs and shots taken from mountain ridges.
Czech self-taught documentary photographer who photographed Václav Havel and other important dissidents.
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