Zoë Ghertner’s soft focus tribute to wartime photographer Lee Miller in the May issue of Vogue is clean, serene and appropriately subdued for the current climate. Karolin Wolter is beautifully cast and Jane How’s styling is perfect as always, particularly her ways with a silk scarf… (more…)
If you know me, you’ll know I’m a collage freak. Ivan Chermayeff, RobertRauschenberg, and the master of it all, Peter Beard. Here’s an old Nowness short film by Derek Peck, showing the artist at work discussing his craft and his love for nature. Watch it here. (more…)
A must-watch film if you’ve never seen it, the 1996 Richard Avedon documentary, Darkness and Light is pure escapism.
If you only have five minutes, watch the scene at around 21 minutes where Polly Mellen describes the legendary Nastassja Kinski Vogue shoot (above) involving a serpent’s kiss. Her storytelling is almost as dramatic as the shoot itself. (more…)
HAROLD FEINSTEIN. I’ve loved street photography and street photographers ever since seeing an unforgettable Garry Winogrand exhibition at The Hayward as a student. (Some other faves: Tony Ray Jones, Weegee, Jamel Shabazz, Saul Leiter.) I always want to know what happens immediately after the moment of capture. (more…)