Lu Houmin (Simplified Chinese 路吼民; 9 September 1928 – 9 March 2015), was a Chinese photographer who gained national and international recognition for taking official photographs of Chinese leaders, most notably Mao Zedong, from 1950 to 1964. Lu started out as a teacher, and later switched to photography. He was called Mao's private photographer because many of his photographs were different from the official ones, showing Mao in a more relaxed and personal manner.

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  • Lu Houmin (Simplified Chinese 路吼民; 9 September 1928 – 9 March 2015), was a Chinese photographer who gained national and international recognition for taking official photographs of Chinese leaders, most notably Mao Zedong, from 1950 to 1964. Lu started out as a teacher, and later switched to photography. He was called Mao's private photographer because many of his photographs were different from the official ones, showing Mao in a more relaxed and personal manner. Lu maintained a rather friendly and simple image of Mao Zedong throughout his life and China's cultural revolution. He was the recipient of international awards on photography. (en)
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  • Outstanding Contribution Award from International Federation of Photographic Art
  • World's Great Artists by New York Eastern and Western Artists Association
  • Gold medal in Soviet Union International Photography Exhibition
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  • Lu Houmin (Simplified Chinese 路吼民; 9 September 1928 – 9 March 2015), was a Chinese photographer who gained national and international recognition for taking official photographs of Chinese leaders, most notably Mao Zedong, from 1950 to 1964. Lu started out as a teacher, and later switched to photography. He was called Mao's private photographer because many of his photographs were different from the official ones, showing Mao in a more relaxed and personal manner. (en)
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