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Annie Leibovitz's Massive Career Consolidated in $2,500 476-Page Book

Jul 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

With a career that's lasted over 40 years, everyone knows Annie Leibovitz by now. The iconic artist was the chief photographer for Rolling Stone, the first contributing photographer for Vanity Fair after its revival, and has been behind some of the most famous advertising campaigns. Many may try and copy her, but her portraiture style is instantly recognizable as something inherently her own. With so much work in her catalog, it must have been quite the feat to collect her photos in a SUMO-sized book for Taschen, but she did it and the art world rejoices. [Warning: One of the following pictures is NSFW]

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$28,000 Nude Portrait of Gisele & $110,000 Portfolio of Kate Moss Nudes to be Featured in Paris Sale

May 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

A nude portrait of Brazilian bombshell Gisele Bündchen taken in 1999 by famed fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier is expected to pull in up to $28,000 at Artcurial’s Photography auction (which takes place May 20 at the auction house's headquarters in the French capital). 

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Ultra Talented Artist Adrien Broom Takes a Moment to Tell Us About Just What Fuels Her Curious Worlds

Apr 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There are many different types of artists out there, from photographers and painters to sculptors and filmmakers, and some artists are talented enough that they excel at more than one medium. It's pretty darn amazing though when someone has so much creativity spilling from their minds that they do all of it, and that's exactly what Adrien Broom does.

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Body Painter John Neyrot Dishes On Painting Fainting Models and Being Invited to the Playboy Mansion

Feb 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Erin Fitzpatrick

John Neyrot’s career is the envy of guys everywhere: Not only does he photograph girls in bikinis for a living, but his job also entails painting girls’ naked bodies — a few times at the Playboy Mansion, no less. Oh, and jetting off to exotic locales is also part of the job description. As much as his life seems perfect, especially among you Sports Illustrated Swimsuit fans out there, he promises that his path wasn’t always as exciting.

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Photographer Chronicles Bruce Springsteen's Iconic Musical History in New Book

Nov 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Few people exemplify the American spirit with more heart and conviction than Bruce Springsteen. The iconic singer, songwriter, and spokesperson for the common man is bigger than life, yet remains an intensely private man. But award-winning photographer Debra Rothenberg is one of the lucky few who have had a close-up view of Springsteen for nearly four decades, and she’s collected the best of her deep portfolio for Bruce Springsteen in Focus 1980-2012.

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Sensational Umbria Exhibit Showcases National Geographic Photographer Steve McCurry's Work

Nov 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

Guests of The President of Umbria, a region in Italy, gathered at the opening of the Sensational Umbria photography exhibit by world-renowned National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry this month for his November 8-16 exhibit at the Italian Trade Commission.

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Rock Paper Photo CEO Mark Halpern Talks Procuring Some of the World's Most Iconic Entertainment Photography

Oct 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

There are few jobs out there that I would nearly kill for, but Mark Halpern's is one of them. As the CEO of Rock Paper Photo, Mark spends his days hunting for rare and unseen photos of all your favorite iconic rock stars, actors, and authors. Nowadays with the internet, you can see hundreds of photos of whoever you want, but Google isn't going to get inside that shoe box filled with negatives under a photographer's bed — Mark and his team will, and that's where it gets interesting.

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Photographer Tony Kelly On Keeping His Creative Identity While Working With Celebrities

Sep 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Dublin-born photographer Tony Kelly has a problem — he's got the perfect life. I may have called him early in the morning for our interview, but even when pulling himself from the haze of sleepiness, Tony exudes charm and likability (which may have been due in part to his accent or possibly because he was awaking at 7 a.m. in Waikiki).... Read More

Tyler Shields Funds Outlaw By Selling $500K Photograph to Gilmore Girls Star

Sep 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Never one to do anything by convention, photographer Tyler Shields raised $500K for his new film Outlaw by selling a single photo. Bought by Scott Patterson — of Gilmore Girls fame — the photo titled Leap of Faith marks the first time a feature film has been entirely funded by a photo sale (well, Shields hopes so anyhow).... Read More

Vintage Photography Shines in Project B's Rare Vernacular Prints

Aug 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Sometimes a vintage vernacular photograph is more interesting than one attributed to a specific artist. The mysterious shot allows you to wonder, to play guessing games and create an entire history for the person behind the lens.... Read More

Backstreet's Back: The Boys and Tyler Shields Collaborate on Photo Collection

Aug 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you came of age in the 90s there's a good chance you swore your allegiance to at least one boy band, whether it was the Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync, or 98 Degrees, and an even better chance that you now keep that fact hidden. Thanks to famed photographer Tyler Shields, you don't have to temper your love anymore, because the music group has just moved into the art realm with a series of 15 photographs snapped in beautiful California locations.... Read More

Stories of Old Hollywood: Behind the Scenes With Legendary Photographer Sid Avery

Jun 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

The late Sid Avery was a famous American photographer who is best known for capturing rare moments of Hollywood's biggest stars during the Golden Age. Avery had the uncanny knack of getting those around him to relax and open up, capturing a side to famous names like James Dean, Marlon Brando, Audrey Hepburn, and Elizabeth Taylor that no one had seen before. In a world before pushy paparazzi, the lives of celebrities were kept behind closed doors, making it a big deal when someone was allowed in.... Read More

Tyler Shields Raffles Photo and Raises Money for Tornado Torn Oklahoma Families

Jun 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Popular photographer Tyler Shields always has a new project on the horizon, oftentimes making headlines for being controversial, but this time he's using his star power for a good cause. Two days after the Oklahoma tornado left many devastated last month, with at least 91 killed and countless homes destroyed, Shields decided to take a drive to Moore to seek out humanity's enduring spirit. The photographic results of his trip are being raffled off to benefit the American Red Cross Oklahoma Tornado Relief on CrowdRise.... Read More

Tyler Shields Defies Gravity With New Series Suspense

Apr 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Controversial photographer Tyler Shields is known for photographing celebrities in a way that exposes the darkness of Hollywood (from overexposure to depression and addiction), using anything from raw meat to blood to get his point across. He's been around long enough now that his work is no longer new, per se, but it still makes an impact and legions of fans constantly await his newest shots. Wait no longer because Shields is back with Suspense, his newest series which will debut at the Guy Hepner Gallery on April 28 in Los Angeles.... Read More

Nigel Barker Proves He's Fashion's "Good Guy" in More Ways Than One

Feb 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

At first glance, the luxury fashion world can seem like a cold and unforgiving industry, given its stone-faced models and tight-lipped critics. Reality television has given us a peek into what goes on behind-the-scenes of the exclusive fashion world, first with Tyra Banks’s America’s Next Top Model and now with Naomi Campbell’s The Face.... Read More

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