Dating back the the early days as a staff photographer for the newly emerging Rolling Stone magazine, Annie Liebovitz began a career that would go on to establish her as one of the biggest names in photographic history, giving her recognition of living-legend status. With a 40-year track record, a bold style and an extensive portfolio […]


5 Nov
Taschen collects the Peruvian photographer's life work

Peruvian-born fashion photographer Mario Testino has opened his first solo exhibit, In Your Face, at The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. The Vogue and Vanity Fair contributor rose to global prominence when handpicked by Princess Diana as her official photographer, and since has captured many of the most inaccessible figures in the world — […]


After going soft porn in 2010 with Terry Richardson’s unforgettable take on the Pirelli Calendar, the Italians toned it down quite a bit and went classical with Karl Lagerfeld behind the lens in 2011, then went the naturalist route with Mario Sorrenti in 2012. Now Pirelli is continuing the tamed path with a very clothed […]


Peruvian-born Mario Testino is one of the most highly regarded lensmen on the planet, having photographed nearly every A-list celebrity worth their teeth-whitener (Gwyneth Paltrow, Lady Gaga, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Claudia Schiffer, Madonna, Rolling Stones, Giselle Bundchen and let’s not forget his Kate Moss by Mario Testino book) for the most prestigious magazines on […]


Every year the Pirelli calender brings a little dollop of joy to a very troubled world, and today we receive the first images of the 2012 edition — just when we needed some really good news. This year’s photography epic is shot by the great Mario Sorrenti, just another legend in a long string of Pirelli […]


3 Jun
Grab a seat on the stool made from newspapers or periodicals

The NJUStudio Hockenheim stool, as it’s called, is a DIY’ers dream come true. Recyclers around the world can rejoice in knowing this newest piece of furniture is made up in part by old magazines that might otherwise be thrown in the trash, and hoarders might rejoice in knowing their library of old Vanity Fairs can […]


9 Dec
One of the 20th Century's greatest Hollywood photographers' notes and photos collected

Word renowned Hollywood photographer Cecil Beaton has been praised for decades of fashion and portrait work with publications such as Vogue and Vanity Fair — just a couple of the contributions he made for photography and golden era celebrity fame in general. One of the 20th century’s greatest lensmen, Beaton was famed for his ability […]


8 Sep
What more could you possibly need?

I don’t like to use the word genius lightly, but I think it’s perfectly valid usage here. Jackass in 3D — what more could you possibly need in life? And no, not the cheap post-production “3D” that Clash of the Titans and Alice In Wonderland used, we’re talking the real deal, expensive-ass camera James Cameron […]

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