Photographer Spotlight: Guy Bourdin
Guy Bourdin (1928-1991) was perhaps the single most important photographer in the history of fashion photography. As a protégé of the legendary Man Ray, Bourdin made huge waves in the fashion world with his seductive, provocative, and at times violent imagery. His work is often credited with being the first to bring a real narrative to the world of fashion photography, something that now seems almost intrinsic to the medium.
In 1955, Bourdin took a job at Vogue Paris–a job that he held until 1987–working alongside the great Helmut Newton.
While Guy Bourdin may not be as well known as his [...]
Six Visions Of Gisele Bündchen
Our Kate Moss to Gisele Bundchen ratio is really off here at touchpuppet, so we decided to fix that. Here are six completely different visions of Gisele Bündchen shot by six different photographers. Included are: Carter Smith, Solve Sundsbo, Michel Comte, Steven Meisel, Mario Testino, and David LaChapelle. Which is your favorite?