William Eggleston

born 1939

William Eggleston, ‘Untitled’ 1970–3
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William Eggleston (born July 27, 1939) is an American photographer. He is widely credited with increasing recognition for color photography as a legitimate artistic medium. Eggleston's books include William Eggleston's Guide (1976) and The Democratic Forest (1989).

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William Eggleston, The Godfather of Colour Photography

When asked what he was photographing, he replied 'life today'

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