Clothes, they say can tell a story; and a fashion photographer ensures that it is told in the best possible manner. Of course, photography is about styles and techniques, but it’s a photographer who manages to weave a story around a dress and ultimately helps to sell it.
Today I took another dive into my folder of inspiration, years of gathering images that have particularly captured my attention. What is Fashion Photography? The term “fashion photography” describes a type of fine art photography devoted to the promotion of fashion items such as haute couture clothing, as well as mass-market clothes, shoes, perfume […]
Diving into my inspiration files today to pick out some of my favorite images from some of my favorite photographers. “Fashion photographers are the new painters,” Peter Lindbergh said as he prepared the show of his dramatic black-and-white images that opened last week at the Gagosian Gallery in Paris. Who would […]
Spanish men’s magazine Hercules Magazine takes a light touch for spring in a new issue with four covers by Amit, Alessio Boni, Thomas Giddings, and Bruce Weber bordered in a gentle pastel pink. Themed around “A New Light,” the magazine offers a considered take on the new season, from Giddings’s cover feature on actor Karl Glusman to […]
Are you struggling for new ideas? Do your creative batteries feel as flat and lifeless as a skunk in the fast lane? Here are 60 ways to breathe new life into your love of photography and re-energize your inspiration. [update — we wrote a book “inspired” by this blog post — Inspired Photography: 189 Sources […]
Every once in a while I need to reset my eyes a bit and just look at some beautiful images. Like most fashion photographers I keep a folder of visual reference that inspires me. More places to find inspiring photography: Photography is inspiring in many ways. It can help designers better appreciate […]
Cynthia Cook Smith hosted 15 brides-to-be at the David Yurman boutique in Beverly Hills to showcase the wedding jewelry collection. Guests tried on pieces from three vignettes of jewelry and got advice from Cynthia on how to style for their upcoming wedding day. The post Cynthia Cook Brides, David Yurman & Vogue Celebrate Weddings […]