Posts Tagged ‘fashion photographer’

Artist of the moment…..Photographer William Klein

 

William Klein was born in New York City in the year 1928. Klein was very intellectual and graduated from high school at the age of fourteen.

For his artistic education William Klein attended the City College of New York  where he studied social work. Klein also enrolled at the Sorbonne located in Paris, France. Klein has worked as a painter, commercial and film director, and photographer.

At first Klein was a great painter with reasonable success who studied with Fernand Leger, a recent post. Klein made the move to photography. Klein is renowned for his photography of landscapes and portraits.

Klein has been based in France since his teenage years.

In this clip a short montage of works by William Klein:

Price range information: Works range from $4,000 to $40,000.

In this rare clip we visit the studio of the artist located in Paris, France:

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Artist of the moment….Chen Man

Chen Man is an internationally renown female photographer born in Beijing, China in the year 1980. She was seen as being highly skilled as a child, drawing a mouse at the age of two. Her parents sent her to a high school that developed artistic talent. For her artistic education she attended the Central Academy of Fine Arts.

Chen Man was 23 and still a student when her work first appeared on the covers of a popular Chinese culture magazine. For her photography she uses such tools as Photoshop.

The artist is highly successful as a commercial photographer selling images to clients including Motorola and Gucci.

Her husband is the founder of a skate board company named Society Skateboards. The company sells all sorts of apparel for the skating crowd.

In this clip a short interview with the renowned photographer. With English subtitles;

Price range information: Sorry none available.

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Artist of the moment……John Rankin Waddell

John Rankin Waddell is a photographer born in Glasgow, Scotland in the year 1966. The artist grew up in St. Albans, England. Waddell is also known as “Rankin.” When he started college it was with the idea of being an accountant. Rankin decided he needed a new path and changed his life course a bit attending Barnfield College and the London College of Printing.

Whilst in college he and classmate got along well and decided to start a magazine after graduation. His friend and business partner’s name is Jefferson Hack and the two started a television production company  in 1999.

Some clients Rankin has photographed include the Spice Girls, Queen Elizabeth of England, Madonna, and Kate Moss.

In this clip a brief interview with Rankin regarding a show take took place in 2013:

Rankin is marred to a fashion model named Tuuli Shipster. Rankin was married before to an actress named Kate Hardie. As a photographer he often works with his wife as his muse. Below a great example of this husband and wife, photographer and muse team.

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For his photography the artist works with the fashion industry and has come up with brilliant ideas including models biting flowers.

In this clip we pay a visit to the studio of Rankin:

Rankin is based out of London, England.

Price range information: Works range from $3,000 to $50,000.

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