Lewis Morley Photography

Photographer who found fame with his portrait of Christine Keeler, which came to embody the permissiveness of the 1960s Lewis Frederick Morley (16 June 1925 – 3 September 2013), created many of the era-defining images of the 1960s. These include his portrait of Christine Keeler, almost nude, straddling Morley’s studio chair. Morley felt the photograph was a millstone round his neck but nevertheless reluctantly reprinted … Continue reading Lewis Morley Photography

Deborah Turbeville Photography

Renowned fashion photographer Deborah Turbeville (July 6, 1932 – October 24, 2013) was known as the “anti-Helmut Newton” for her approach to fashion photography, Turbeville favoured location over the clothes as the focus of the image, often overexposing and scratching the negatives to give the images a sense of decay. Having shot for magazines including American, French and Italian Vogue, Turbeville’s most famous shoot was the 1975 Bath … Continue reading Deborah Turbeville Photography

Eolo Perfido Photography

Eolo Perfido is a professional photographer and Leica ambassador who lives in Rome, Italy. He got started with photography later in life, after he suddenly discovered his passion and talent for photography. As a former graphic designer, Eolo discussed how photography has two levels that both need to be captured: the technical side (where his graphic design background comes in handy) and the human element. … Continue reading Eolo Perfido Photography

The bold and the beautiful

The secret of photographing Hollywood stars is not to put them on a pedestal, says George Holz, whose book Holz Hollywood: 30 Years Of Portraits of shows how it’s done. Heather Graham, Los Angeles, 1998 (detail) Photo: George Holz Today, it’s a stylish coffee shop feted for its almond croissants, but in the late Eighties the ground floor of 400 Lafayette Street, New York City, was the … Continue reading The bold and the beautiful

Tracey Moffatt Photography

Something More #1, 1989 Tracey Moffatt is a contemporary Australian artist known for her photographs and films. With a variety of narrative techniques, including text, collage, and set design, Moffatt explore issues of childhood trauma, Aboriginal people, and popular Australian culture. In her series Up in the Sky (1997), the artist employs the aesthetic conventions of Italian Neo-Realist films to portrays scenes of an outback town in which … Continue reading Tracey Moffatt Photography