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Ansel Adams. Diane Arbus. Annie Leibovitz. Anne Geddes. Do you recognize these names? A lot of people may not. Well, these people are as famous as they get when it comes to photographers. So if you want to be the next Ansel Adams, but you didn't know who Ansel Adams was before you got to this page, the odds of becoming famous might be smaller than you think.

It's hard to become famous when nobody ever sees your face. (Source)

However, if gaining the admiration and respect of other artists and those within the industry is enough for you, then have at it. If you're phenomenally talented and your work begins to receive recognition and acclaim, you may very well achieve some degree of renown. You might even become as famous as the people listed above who most people on the street have never heard of.