Richard Avedon

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Photographer Spotlight: Richard Avedon

(May 15, 1923 – October 1, 2004) was an American photographer. He was the American photographer. There is very little I can write here that can adequately explain how talented or influential Richard Avedon was. He was a photographer, yes, but what he did behind the camera was so much greater than that.

Richard saw in photography it’s ability to capture the soul and personality of its subjects. He was a master at being able to capture something tangible and real about his subjects, even if it was something the [...]

30 Jul 10  /  Features, Photographer Spotlight, Photography  /   1381 Views   /  No Comments  /  

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Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

In Memory of the Late Mr. and Mrs. Comfort, a fable by .  Featuring model Nadja Auermann and a friendly skeleton companion, originally appearing in The New Yorker, November 6, 1995.

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Photo of the Day | Richard Avedon Self-portrait

featuring photographer in a self-portrait.

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