No matter what your specific niche is with photography, most of us share the common goal of becoming one of the greats in photography. Like anything else, the photography greats of the past allow us to analyze their work and examine precisely how they ended up where they did.
William Egglestone is often regarded as one of the greatest American photographers of all time. What makes Eggleston such a vital figure in the photography world is his work with color photography, allowing it to be expressed as a legitimate artistic medium. Without Eggleston, who knows what color photography would be how it is today.