The 21st century has brought about seismic changes in photography, technology, fashion, and art. At the nexus of these exciting movements is a group of fashion photographers who are breaking ground in a variety of ways, including cultural referencing, digital imaging, photo manipulation, and the use of new media. This stunningly illustrated book profiles more than 30 artists from around the world through exclusive interviews, commentary, and beautiful images.
From award-winning photographer Lara Jade comes this hip how-to guide geared to the aspiring fashion shooter. Lara shares her experience of fashion photography in the digital age, including dedicated sections on retouching, genres of fashion photography, and making the best use of social media.
With a primary focus on fashion photography, Mastermind features the work of 30 of todays most cutting edge art directors, fashion stylists and photographers. The highly individual nature of the projects showcased is expressive of the incredible talents at work in this industry.
A successful fashion photographer has to be passionate and to believe in their concept, but they must also grasp the technical potential of their camera. This book guides you through both tasks by explaining how to use your camera to best effect, and then how to generate and develop ideas from conception to creation through to pitching and publication.
Rejecting hypersexualized glamour, Posturing celebrates aesthetic oddness. A book about a new movement in fashion photography, Posturing shows how 21 contemporary fashion photographers use the body and its positioning to tell new stories in new ways.
Mere clothing is transformed into desirable fashion by the way it is represented in imagery. Fashion's Double examines how meanings are projected onto garments through their representation, whether in painting, photography, cinema or online fashion film, conveying identity and status, eliciting fascination and desire.
A visual journey through three decades of photographing shows in Paris, Milan, London and New York, Fashion's Front Line showcases the extraordinary work of catwalk photographer Niall McInerney. Giving readers the complete picture, the book captures many rare and never-before-seen images of iconic moments on the runway, famous faces on front row, the atmosphere backstage and dazzling after-show parties.
Style.com editor at large Tim Blanks has been an eye witness to fashion's most memorable moments. Now the former Fashion File host revisits the iconic collections and people of seasons past, with exclusive footage and behind-the-scenes interviews.
Robin Givhan is Washington Post senior critic-at-large writing about politics, race and the arts. Previously, she covered the fashion industry as a business, as a cultural institution and as pure pleasure.
Steven Meisel is an American fashion photographer. One of the most prolific fashion photographers of the 20th and 21st century, Meisel shot every Vogue Italia cover from 1988 to 2015. His work also regularly appears in publications like Vogue US, W Magazine and Interview Magazine. Meisel shot advertising campaigns for fashion’s top brands like Prada, Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, Valentino, Versace and Dolce & Gabbana.
Mario Testino OBE is widely regarded as one of the most influential fashion and portrait photographers of our times. His photographs have been published internationally in magazines such as Vogue, V Magazine and Vanity Fair. He has contributed to the success of leading fashion and beauty houses, creating emblematic images for brands from Gucci, Burberry, Versace and Michael Kors to CHANEL, Estée Lauder and Dolce & Gabbana.
Georges Antoni is an Australian born fashion photographer. He is published in magazines including Harpers Bazaar, Vogue, Elle, Vanity Fair, Oyster, V Magazine.His high-profile sitters include Rihanna, Miranda Kerr, Jennifer Hawkins and Dita Von Teese, and he was a judge for a season of the television series Australia’s Top Model