Glamour portrait my way: Translated
Richard Avedon, the biggest fashion photographer of the 20th century, revolutionised fashion photography. Avedon brought action into the studio, used controlled available light for many studio photos and furthered a minimal approach. Avedon would often do multi model shoots with actors miming their own world.
If Avedon has a magnum opus photo it has to be the 'Dovima With Elephants' series. The contrast and at the same time interaction with the animal made this paradoxical photo iconic.
By taking fashion and glamour photography to the galleries Richard Avedon elevated fashion and glamour photography to a visual art status.
Story and all photos below by Hein Waschefort 2016