Tag: Commercial photography

How far to go for the perfect shot?

By now we’ve often heard them. The stories of people who, as they try to create the perfect selfie, risk their lives, take incredible risks and often die tragically. Every time I hear such a story I really have doubts about the evolution of mankind. To die for a picture of yourself? This idea probably ...

Welcome back, David Lachapelle!

As I’ve already shown you in my article on Oliviero Toscani, I’m pretty much interested in the art of commercial photography. The comeback of the Italian scandal photographer really was a highlight and I’m looking forward a lot to the fresh breeze he will hopefully blow into the advertising industry. Another photographer who (not only) ...

Dancing with provocation – Oliviero Toscani

Squandering huge amounts of money, lies, crimes against intelligence, social uselessness, secret seduction, glorification of stupidity, marginalization and racism, crimes against the freedom of speech, crimes against inner peace, crimes against creativity and unscrupulous exploitation. All this is of what Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani accused the advertising industry in his counteroffensive. I clearly remember the ...