Fashion Photography

The industry of photography is quite large and includes various genres and trends. Perhaps one of the most famous genre of photography nowadays is Fashion photography. This genre is devoted to displaying clothes, shoes, accessories and many other fashion items. Fashion photography has been “living” since the existence of photo apparatuses. At first, fashion photos were taken just for exhibitions. A book by a famous photographer in those days Adolphe Braun was published in 1856. It contained approximately 300 photos of such glamorous and extravagant personalities, as Virginia Oldoini, Countess di Castigione and many others.

This was considered the establishment of the genre called Fashion Photography! Later on fashion photos were allowed to be published in magazines. The first magazines, that were given such an opportunity, were the French magazines “La Mode Practique” and “Vogue”.

Nowadays Fashion photography continues to prosper and involve lots of talented and gifted photographers, who are not afraid to experiment with models and fashion items. These sphere allows a photographer to embody his imagination hence creating something unusual but appealing for ordinary people! There are such legends in fashion photography as Guy Bourdin, Richard Avedon or Irving Pen, who have surfaced a long way for young photographers.

Perhaps one of the most prominent fashion photographers of today is Nick Knight, who is also the founder of the fashion & art internet broadcasting channel.

Solve Sundsbo creates powerful, fresh and always magnificent photos and works with Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci, Bally Armani and Dior. Not less famous names are Michael Thompson, Alexi Lubomirski, Ruven Afanador, Bela Borsodi, Melodie Mcdaniel… Warren du preez & Nick thorton-jones from UK is a creative unit, which are well accepted for their creative ideas and free forms of photos.

Thomas Schenk, Norman Jean Roy, Diego Uchitel, Richard Burbridge and many others are acclaimed as the best fashion photographers worldwide.
Besides the Fashion itself, there something else, that units all these names- fashion magazines! Perhaps the most famous fashion magazines are Vogue, Marie Claire, Elle, Instyle, Glamour, Allure, W, Cosmopolitan, Vanity Fair and People Stylewatch! These magazines include various graphically rich and extraordinary fashion photos. Every month, the first page of each magazine is illustrated with a most extravagant photo of a celebrity star!