The 55 best photographers of all time. In the history of the world. Ever. Definitely.

The 55 Best Photographers of All Time: Nos. 40 to 36

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40 Steve McCurry (born 1950)
Magnum member and National Geographic contributor whose varied career in photojournalism has included war reporting and numerous informal portraits including the famous 'Afghan Girl'.

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39 Don McCullin (born 1935)
Fearless photojournalist who reported on the Vietnam War and other conflicts before turning to landscape photography and producing distinctive, atmospheric, doom-laden scenes.

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38 O Winston Link (1914-2001)
Commercial photographer best known for his classic, beautifully lit monochrome images of the now-vanished world of American steam railways in the 1950s.

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37 Annie Leibovitz (born 1949)
Arguably the most famous portrait photographer working today, Leibovitz has photographed many of the world's major celebrities, often in elaborate and imaginative set-ups.

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36 Neil Leifer (born 1942)
Acclaimed sports photographer who shot iconic images of Muhammad Ali in action in the 1960s and who later went on to photograph 40 covers for Time magazine.

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