1904 - 1971, USA
Though she began studying herpetology in 1922 at Columbia University, New York, USA, her prior interest in photography strengthened under the influence of Clarence White. In 1930 she was the first Western photographer granted entry to the former Soviet Union. She was hired by Henry Luce as a photographer for Life magazine and was the first female war correspondent and the first woman allowed to work in combat zones during World War II.
Margaret Bourke-White. Chrysler Building Spire, 1930.