Top 10 richest photographer in the world

Top 10 richest photographer in the world

Photography is a visual art of natural images. A good photographer needs to be sharp on every small details,movement and emotions for desired and real click. We did an article on most expensive photo and today we bring you the top 10 richest photographer in the world reaching to summit and virtually defining the lens are with short description about them

Richest Photographer

 1 Morgan Norman

Bringing an up above standard balance of color and light during his shoots, an unmatched sense of style In fashion photography has been developed, with the right attitude to bring out model,accessories and appeal even. However, he holds a prestigious position and stands as a role model for others out there.


2 Gilles Bensimon

Current U.S resident, Bensimon (born 1944) who was born and raised in France shows a keen interest in his eyes for glamour fortunately gained wide popularity when he took his steps with Elle magazine. Breathtaking images that can be seen through numerous clicks he had of top models(Tyra Banks,for instance).With two marriages ending in divorce, indeed he had set pace for other fashion photographers in the world with no doubt.He has a net worth of $25 million

Gilles Bensimon

3 Lynsey Addario

Raw work mostly reveal the dark truth. All the same, she sometimes leans on portrait photography, this never came close define he work.Often mind disturbing galleries with life and death images sharing deep stories rarely discussed and often swept under the rug.


4 G.M.B Akash

Bangladesh born this photographer usually focuses on human. He draws  an attention on those marginalized by the societies worldwide. Basically to create awareness, he reveal their stories and living conditions by giving voice to the under privileged, he won more than 35 awards.

G.M.B Akash

5 Nick Brandt

A mysterious photographer who uses amazing angle lenses in shooting wildlife. He does a commendable job of consistently delivering exemplary images as this is his preferred choice. Haunting, beautiful and epic work. Both landscape and wildlife merges to life through his images, giving a 3-dimensional feel to his photos.

Nick Brandt

6 Marce Grob

Currently residing in New York, Grob from Switzerland is one of the highest paid portrait photographer. Some of his images are smooth whilst others are rough and textured. Patience is his weapon, he awaits until the person is relaxed enough before taking shot, never rush.


 7 Nick Veasey

Veasey taking a rather unconventional approach to photography, likes using X-rays of stripping the object naked. His appreciation for inner beauty around the environment, he terms clothe and other covering layers, as an unnecessary aspects in photography which leaves him with real image. No one matches his uniqueness although several other photographer uses X-ray.


8 George Steinmetz

Steinmetz the German photographer managed to crave a niche so demanding the predecessors hesitate to follow in his footsteps. Even if few capable no matches for his standards. Volcanoes, deserts and other remote landscapes come naturally which are similar to nature to the type he has in his portfolio, one would have to forfeit travelling in planes and vehicles. Hard walks for several days and let impossible to capture the award winning images.

George Steinmetz

9 Timothy Allen

A zoology student Timothy, unlike most professional photographers did not receive any formal training. It was while in Africa, when he was 20, after graduation his passion for photography ignited. He took photos during a trip and was mesmerized by compliments he received. The motivation lead him to documenting cultural heritage of societies worldwide and managed to rank in millions of dollars.


10 Zhang Jinghua

A 23 year old Jinghua succeeded in achieving numerous accolades and awards. Creating sensation in the industry with her fresh style and being able to work with grants such as Elle,Mont Blance and Zink, she’s able to exhibit calmness, peace and tranquility in her art. Recently residing in New York although already done infinity shoots in London and Paris. As a professional for 3 years to date only she has been in spotlight and already made it onto the list of the richest in the world.



The net worth of the photographer listed above are not yet released from any official community such as Forbes magazine but the ranking is based on the basis of awards won, projects , appreciation , industry demand , and over all influence  .  They are the true and alive story of how photography is not only  an art but also a fabulous career to shine in the sky of millionaires. They represent true success in the global arenas.

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Anup ghimire is a self learned Photographer/Designer and recently graduated in multimedia technologies from London metropolitan university.Traveling is something he loves the most after photography. You can see some of his photos at his facebook photography page

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