Willy Rizzo Photographer

Willy Rizzo, who photographed Marilyn Monroe and Winston Churchill, and who was a character in a book by Herge, dies at the age of 84. Rizzo was so famous as a chronicler of the dolce vita of the 1950s that he was satirically immortalised as paparazzo Walter Rizotto in Tintin creator Herge’s The Castafiore Emerald.…

Mark Seliger’s Stars

Mark Seliger was born in Amarillo Texas in 1959, where he lived with his parents, Maurice and Carol Lee, and his two older brothers and younger sister, until 1964, when they moved to Houston. Seliger’s early interest in photography began when his brother Frank promised to give him his Diana camera if he got a…

René Burri

“René Burri likes to see his career as a series of happy accidents, which is often just another way of editing out all the downtime and boring bits, the months of no work. But you have to admit it did start with a bang. There he was, 24 years old, mooching around in northern Spain,…

Actors by Dan Winters

Dan Winters is an American portrait photographer, illustrator, filmmaker and writer. After studying photography at college in Southern California, Dan finished his formal education at the film school of Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany. He began his career in photography as a photojournalist in his home town in Ventura County, California. After winning several…

Herb Ritts

Herb Ritts, passed away on December 26th, 2002. Herb Ritts began his photographic career in the late 70’s and gained a reputation as a master of art and commercial photography. In addition to producing portraits and editorial fashion for Vogue, Vanity Fair, Interview and Rolling Stone, Ritts also created successful advertising campaigns for Calvin Klein,…

Annie Leibovitz: an american master

Born in 1949 in Waterbury, Connecticut, Annie Leibovitz enrolled in the San Francisco Art Institute intent on studying painting. It was not until she traveled to Japan with her mother the summer after her sophomore year that she discovered her interest in taking photographs. When she returned to San Francisco that fall, she began taking…

Artists and Their Cats

Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, so many great artists have one very furry thing in common: cats. Gathered here for the first time by editor Alison Nastasi are behind-the-scenes stories of more than 50 famous artists and their feline friends. From Salvador Dali’s pet ocelot Babou to John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s menagerie of…

Richard C. Miller: James Dean & Marylin Monroe

Richard C. Miller (1912-2010) is known for his iconic photographs of Norma Jeane Dougherty (Marilyn Monroe) and James Dean. He photographed many of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities. Dick also documented the construction of the Los Angeles freeways. He was a close friend of the photographer Brett Weston and photographed Brett and his father, Edward Weston. Dick…

Robert Capa in Color

  This beautiful book looks at Robert Capa’s color photography, a little-known but important aspect of the great photographer’s work, and includes many never-before-published images. Famed photojournalist and founder of Magnum Photos, Robert Capa was primarily known for his black-and-white images. But after World War II he turned increasingly to color, fulfilling assignments for a…

Bryan Adams Photographer: Exposed Book & Hear The World Calendar

In the late nineties Bryan Adams became curious about making self-portraits for his album covers, and so chose to pick up the camera himself. That serendipitous decision was the beginning of a successful photographic career, parallel to Adams’ impressive achievements as a singer, songwriter and producer. “Exposed” is a retrospective of Adams’ photography and features portraits of…