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Irving Penn & Edward Weston

As part of the research looking into lighting an object and still life experimentation my tutor suggested looking at the work of Irving Penn and Edward Weston. 1,561 more words

Edward Weston

Mary Jane Russell

History: 1950s Supermodel: Mary Jane Russell was a top American model of the 1950s, often photographed by Louise Dahl-Wolfe and Irving Penn she graced the covers of Vogue and Harpers Bazaar throughout the Fifties. 63 more words

Love For Pin Up

Chic Vintage Holiday

I love unearthing new vintage beauties and this photo of Dovima is all types of holiday chic.  An American model in the 1950s, Dovima was discovered by a Vogue editor on a New York City sidewalk and had a photo shoot with… 38 more words

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From Irving Penn

Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen and his wife, Magdalene Vang Lauridsen. Irving Penn, 1947

Freuchen was a Danish explorer, author and anthropologist who spent many years living amongst the Inuit in the far north of Greenland. 137 more words

Lost in Venice

I met a lovely Italian family on the train travelling from Rome to Naples who told me that the best way to see Venice is to simply abandon the tourist trail and fully lose yourself among the streets and canals, hidden corners, open squares and alleyways. 176 more words


Miles Davis: Tutu 1986 (c) Warner Bros.

The cover was designed by Eiko Ishioka and photographed by Irving Penn. The cover of this album can be seen in the film The Talented Mr. 27 more words


250mc photographers that have inspired.

I found two main photographers that inspired me while researching. The first was Irving Penn with his ‘Small Trades’ project. ‘Small Trades’ consists of around 250 portraits through London, Paris and New York that display various people dressed in their working gear. 531 more words