Is there anything you want to know about the 10 wealthiest photographers in the world? I’m sure you’re curious, at least a bit. Whether they choose to photograph nature, models, landscapes, celebrities, animals, conflicts or politicians, these artists are some of the most talented of the industry. There aren’t exact numbers of their wealth, but these photographers have definitely managed to make art and win many awards, as well as fame with their work.
Because they were so good in the art of photography, their bank accounts easily reflect their appreciation. Let’s start the countdown!
10. Zhang Jingna
Zhang Jingna, the 26 year old artist, is famous for her work for Mercedes Benz, Canon, Pond’s, Elle Magazine, and Ogilvy & Mather Advertising. She, without a doubt, has a bright future ahead her. This Chinese-Singaporean woman has already received numerous accolades and awards. Zhang is taking a more laid back approach and is already creating ripples in the industry with her fresh style.
9. Timothy Allen
Timothy Allen is not only one of the richest photographers, but also a prominent filmmaker.He has worked for the Sunday Telegraph and The Independent, but he is famous for his prints of indigenous communities around the world. A zoology graduate, this unique photographer is one of the wealthiest at the moment. After graduating the zoology college, Allen, stumbled on his talent during a trip.
8. George Steinmetz
It is known that every photographer has its unique style, but Steinmetz managed to combine his Geophysics degree and his photographing career in a remarkable way.The work of this photographer has been seen in Smithsonian, The New Yorker, and even the legendary National Geographic. He is a rich man who likes to take pictures from a motorized paraglide, resulting in exceptional prints of inaccessible corners of the Earth.
7. Nick Veasey
Another exotic artist finds himself on the seventh place on the wealthiest photographers in the world list.His work is devoted to the creation of images using X-ray imagining. Veasey’s work has been seen for many when he had exhibitions in galleries all around the world. For his photography and designs, Nick has won several awards. He chooses to take a rather unconventional approach to photography which gave him the chance to be featured in many galleries across the world.
6. Marco Grob
The Swiss photographer is currently living in New York. Marco began his career shooting still life.Since he decided on his career path change over a decade ago, Grob has become one of the highest paid portrait photographers in the world. Some of his images are usually smooth while others are rough and textured. But he usually employs several styles in his work.
5. Nick Brandt
Nick is one of those wealthiest photographer who renowned and resolved wildlife photography with a single purpose.That purpose is quite simple, he is looking to capture and record the beautiful African landscape and its inhabitants before they are forever gone. The British photographer has published several books on this theme and not only, has received awards and even started a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the ecosystem he loves so much.
4. GMB Akash
GMB Akash is another wealthy photojournalist from Bangladesh. He is famous because of his unique style.Akash’s work has been featured in many famous publications such as Vogue, Newsweek, National Geographic, and The Guardian. Like others who use their work to make good, he is determined to raise awareness on those marginalized from society around the world.
3. Lynsey Addario
Lynsey Addario made a big name for herself in the photography industry with her unique style which focuses on women’s role in society, human rights, and other conflicts.Her work has been featured in many prestigious publications including in The New York Times, Time, Newsweek, and other renowned publications.
2. Gilles Bensimon
As one of the richest photographers in the world, Gilles is a French photographer and a former International Creative Director of Elle Magazine. He has devoted his camera to fashion and shot internationally renowned models including Tyra Banks, Cindy Crawford, Elle Macpherson and Naomi Campbell. Bensimon, who is currently living in the U.S., always had a keen eye for glamor.
1. Morgan Norman
And the wealthiest photographer in the world is Morgan Norman. He has shot for several magazines, advertising agencies, and even record labels.With one-of-kind style that the fashion industry appreciated greatly, this artistic fashion photographer uses an excellent balance of color and light on his shots.