The great artists of the medium? Yes, but you misunderstand when you talk about fashion. Their concerns are bound to another age. You risk alienating 99.9% of the theoretical market, who just won't be able to associate.
Reading between the lines, I think what you really want to build is a photography time machine. Have you seen Midnight in Paris, cliveh? If that film was about photography, rather than writing, you would be the lead character!