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Fashion Photography

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...A fashion photograph is, simply, a photograph made specifically to show (or, in some cases, to allude to) clothing or accessories, usually with the intent of documenting or selling the fashion. Photographs of fashionable dress, in existence...

Avedon, Richard

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Richard Avedon (1923–2004) was one of the most important and prolific photographers of the second half of the twentieth century, and in the eyes of many photography and fashion specialists, he was the most important fashion photographer...

Fashion Photography

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The production system behind fashion photography is a collaboration among many sectors in the fashion industry. A photographer takes fashion pictures, usually of models wearing clothes. Garment firms produce the clothes, which are intended...

Visual Representations

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...I have before me a series of fashion-plates dating from the Revolution and finishing more or less with the Consulate. These costumes, which seem laughable to so many thoughtless people—people who are grave without true gravity—have a double...
...Calvin Klein was born in 1942 in the Bronx, New York. He graduated from New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology in 1963. During the early 1960s, he worked at the influential fashion trade magazine Women’s Wear Daily, and as an apprentice...