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Photography 161 - The 5-Minute Photographer Presentation: Biographical Information

Annie Leibovitz

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"Annie Leibovitz at her SF exhibition" by Robert Scoble, distributed under a CC-BY 2.0 license.

Gordon Parks

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Gordon Parks (Public Domain)

Biography Databases and Quality Websites

Remember that there are often excellent biographies in Subject Databases.

Google Search

Google Web Search

Place quotation marks around the photographer's name.  For example: "Gillian Wearing"

You can also limit your search by domain type by including a colon and gov, edu or org.  

For example: "Gillian Wearing" :org  

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