In these digital days, everyone is a photographer. But that’s not to say everyone is a Photographer. In the history of photography, which dates back only a couple of centuries, there were a number of towering figures who happened to have—surprise!—some particularly interesting names, including:
IrvingPenn, whose surname is a lot more child-friendly than his first these days, was known for first fashion photography, and then striking portraits of artists like Picasso and Georgia O’Keeffe. Strong and simple, the name Penn has been given a shot of sex appeal by Gossip Girl hottie Penn Badgley.