Sunday, November 25, 2012

Fashion Photographers We Love - Cecil Beaton

(14 January 1904 – 18 January 1980)

''All I want is the best of everything and there's very little of that left.''

Cecil Beaton was a renowned English fashion and portrait photographer, who was known for his work in Vogue and Vanity Fair, as well as being an official photographer to the British Royal Family. Beaton’s iconic images of Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe and other Hollywood starlets have made a lasting impression on today’s fashion photographers. Beaton’s elegant style and sophisticated approach to fashion photography and society portraits set him apart from his peers, and earned him a spot as one of the most influential photographers of all time.  He was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1970.

Audrey Hepburn

Marilyn Monroe

Marlene Dietrich

Marlon Brando


Queen Elizabeth II with Prince Andrew

Audrey Hepburn - Breakfast at Tiffany's

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Fashion Photographers We Love - Mario Testino

Mario Testino was born on October 30th, 1954 in Lima, is a famous Peruvian fashion photographer who has shot a wide variety of advertising campaigns, fashion spreads and celebrity portraits. Testino has also been a contributing photographer to the British Royal Family, and was invited to take the engagement photos of Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2010. Testino is widely known for his work with Burberry, Zara, Michael Kors, Dolce & Gabbana, Estee Lauder, Valentino and Versace and the controversial ads for Gucci. Testino’s eye-catchingly bright and highly polished images have been featured in several fashion publications worldwide


Keira Knightly for UK Vogue Jan 2011 
Kate Moss forVogue September 2009

Friday, November 23, 2012

Disney and Barneys New York Present ELECTRIC HOLIDAY

Fashion Photographers We Love - Steven Meisel

Steven Meisel  was born in 1984. He is a prominent American fashion photographer who’s best known for his work in American and Italian Vogue, as well as photographing pop icon Madonna for her 1992 book Sex. Meisel has shot campaigns for many high-end luxury brands, such as Versace, Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Prada and Calvin Klein. He has also photographed every cover of Italian Vogue for two straight decades. Not only is Meisel one of the most recognized photographers in the fashion industry, but he is also credited for catapulting the careers of some of the most famous models in the world like Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell and Christy Turlington. 

Louis Vuitton 
Roberto Cavalli SS 2012