'I Felt a Dick Pressing Into My Face': Terry Richardson Strikes Again

Yesterday, we reported that New York magazine is planning a cover story on noted pervy fashion photographer Terry Richardson and the hailstorm of rumors that he routinely sexually exploits and assaults models with the help of his creepy-as-fuck assistant Leslie Lessin. Now, another woman has come forward claiming that… » 6/11/14 4:30pm 6/11/14 4:30pm

From Beyoncé to Sinatra: Photos of the food and drinks stars demand

Brooklyn-based photographer Henry Hargreaves is a master of still life photography. His Band Rider series—made in collaboration with Caitlin Levin—is one of my favorites. Using a Flemish painting style, these photos portrait the food and drink that many famous artists demand in their shows, from Beyoncé Knowles and… » 2/21/14 4:46pm 2/21/14 4:46pm

Photographs of Famous Photographers Photographed by Another Photographer

Photographer Tim Mantoani released a photo book of photographers holding their most famous photographs. That's it, I've seen it all. Photographs of photographers!? Get a rope. Anyway, many of them are special and stunning, and there's lots of cool celebrity shots, and one of Mandela that gave me the chills.… » 10/22/12 3:00pm 10/22/12 3:00pm

Odd Future Member Accused Of Hitting Woman

According to Venues Today, Amy Harris was taking photos at an Odd Future concert in New Orleans on Sunday when the band started saying they didn't like photographers. Harris says Vyron "Left Brain" Turner approached her and slapped her in the head, knocking the camera out of her grip. She explains, "It literally… » 11/02/11 2:10pm 11/02/11 2:10pm

Unseen Corinne Day Photos Of Kate Moss Published

Fashion photographer Corinne Day, who died of a brain tumor earlier this year, had a long and creatively fruitive relationship with Kate Moss. In 1990, Day photographed Moss, then aged 16, for her breakout cover story in The Face; Day also shot Moss's first ever cover of British Vogue in 1993, and in 2007, she was… » 8/24/11 5:25pm 8/24/11 5:25pm

Fashion Accused Of Plagiarizing Zeus

Fashionising has drawn attention to several similarities between photographer Jeff Bark's series "Woodpecker," one image from which is shown at left, and a fashion spread just published by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott in the new issue of LOVE, one image from which is shown at right. "The setting is remarkably similar,… » 8/04/11 6:57pm 8/04/11 6:57pm

Terry Richardson Has A New Girlfriend, And She Works In Politics

Serial sexual-harasser (allegedly!) and famous fashion photographer Terry Richardson is dating Audrey Gelman, who serves as press secretary for Manhattan borough president (and 2013 candidate for the New York City mayoralty) Scott Stringer. The couple has been together since the spring, which is shortly after… » 7/20/11 12:14pm 7/20/11 12:14pm

Booze Makes Beautiful Art

What you're looking at is Champagne. Michael Davidson creates art by crystallizing drinks on lab slides and using a microscope with a camera attached. Most his images involve alcohol that has been magnified over 1,000 times. » 1/18/11 4:48pm 1/18/11 4:48pm

Pioneering Photographer's Work Discovered By Lucky Auction-Goer

What we know of the story of Vivian Maier's life and work, and of how 30,000 of her negatives came to be acquired at a Chicago estate auction by a 26-year-old real estate agent and amateur historian, is breathtaking. » 1/10/11 6:30pm 1/10/11 6:30pm

The Day I Trailed A Paparazzo

"He comes out at eight," Wagner says. It's 7:45 am on Friday, and we're part of a small group gathered across the street from the apartment building where Michael Douglas lives. Everyone is a paparazzo except for me. » 10/12/10 1:16pm 10/12/10 1:16pm

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The Love/Hate Relationship With Paparazzi, Caught On Camera

Ron Galella is a legend. His work has hung in the Museum Of Modern Art. He's been punched in the face by Marlon Brando and sued by Jackie O. Some call him repulsive. Galella calls himself a "paparazzi superstar." » 6/08/10 12:30pm 6/08/10 12:30pm

Dancers Float Through New York In Photography Collection

In 2009, photographer Jordan Matter began a series of shots capturing dancers in motion throughout New York. The result, titled Dancers Among Us is, in the words of our tipster, exactly what Vogue spreads should look like. [Jordan Matter Photography] » 5/12/10 7:40pm 5/12/10 7:40pm

Photographers Explain "Puppy Love" Shoot: "It's Too Difficult To Find A…

As many suspected, peanut butter was involved. Here, photographers Leda and Pierre St. Jacques on charges that the dog was exploited, their choice of Jackson the dog over their own poodle, and why Leda suggests her single friends consider dogs. » 1/13/10 11:00am 1/13/10 11:00am

Is The Anti-Paparazzi Measure Fair?

About two weeks ago, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a new law allowing civil lawsuits against media outlets that commission or publish illegally taken photographs. This should be interesting. » 10/29/09 2:40pm 10/29/09 2:40pm

Quotes From The Players In The Great Photoshop Debate

As previously mentioned, lawmakers in France and Great Britain are pushing for disclaimers to be added to Photoshopped images. If you extract the quotes from the piece in today's New York Times, you get a sense of the conversation: » 9/28/09 2:20pm 9/28/09 2:20pm

Photographer Maisie Crow Documents A Young Life Of Poverty, Violence

The image at left shows "Autumn," a 17-year-old girl from Ohio who has been the victim of domestic violence, suffered within the cycle of extreme poverty, and is now the subject of photographer Maisie Crow's series "Love Me." » 8/04/09 5:00pm 8/04/09 5:00pm

"I Spent A Lot Of Time Talking To Them About Their Husbands, Their…

Lillian Bassman is hard to define: a pioneering fashion photographer who objected to the politicization of the 1960s, an artist who destroyed all her own work, a free-thinker who objected to the women's movement. » 7/17/09 2:00pm 7/17/09 2:00pm