Fashion

Biography: Fashion photographer F.C. Gundlach

Biography: Fashion photographer F.C. Gundlach

F.C. Gundlach (Franz Christian Gundlach) born 16. July 1926 in Heinebach, Hessen is photographer, gallery owner, collector, curator and founder. Since September 2003 he is the Founding Director of the House of Photography in the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg. From 1946 to 1949 he visited the Private Lehranstalt für Moderne Lichtbildkunst of Rolf W. Nehrdich in Kassel. Since 1949 he mainly…
Biography: Fashion photographer Rodney Smith

Biography: Fashion photographer Rodney Smith

Rodney Smith (born 1947) is a New York based fashion and portrait photographer. The son of an enormously successful businessman, Smith was first exposed to serious photography as a teenager. “When I was a young boy, my parents traveled a great deal and there was a German couple that took care of me and the man was very interested in…
Biography: Fashion photographer Arthur Elgort

Biography: Fashion photographer Arthur Elgort

Arthur Elgort (born June 8, 1940) is an American fashion photographer best known for his work with Vogue magazine. Elgort began his career working as a photo assistant to Gus Peterson. Elgort’s 1971 debut in British Vogue created a sensation in the Fashion Photography world where his soon-to-be iconic “snapshot” style and emphasis on movement and natural light liberated the…
Biography: Fashion photographer Mario Testino

Biography: Fashion photographer Mario Testino

Mario Testino (was born on October 30, 1954) is a Peruvian fashion photographer. His work has been featured in magazines such as Vogue and Vanity Fair. He came to London in 1976, took a flat in an abandoned hospital near Trafalgar Square, and began selling portfolios (for £25, including hair and make-up) to wannabe models. Today he is best known…
Biography: Fashion/Nude photographer Patrick Demarchelier

Biography: Fashion/Nude photographer Patrick Demarchelier

Patrick Demarchelier (born 1943) is a French fashion photographer. Patrick Demarchelier got started with photography, when his stepfather offered him his first Kodak camera for his 17th birthday. While looking through a fashion magazine he discovered his passion for the fashion world. In the early 1960s Patrick Demarchelier moved to Paris where he worked as an assistant in several photo…