Tag: iconic photos

Jean-Baptiste Mondino – an icon photographs other icons

The 1980s were a decade that made Jean-Baptiste Mondino an icon. Until today his photos of actresses and singers have become world-famous and his style is unique. The list of icons he photographed is endless: from Madonna, David Bowie, Prince to Björk, Lenny Kravitz and Sting. He also counts among the most important and most ...

The truth behind the picture

We all know that picture. Revolutionary Che Guevara in a thinking pose with a military beret on his head. There’s no doubt that this is the most popular photo of him and one of the best known images of all times. But what and who really is the person behind that picture? The photo, which ...

Looking backstage: the ways how Magnum photographers work

Magnum photographers definitely count among the biggest, most popular and most influential photographers of our time. Their names have gained cult status and everybody has heard of them. Elliott Erwitt. Henri Cartier-Bresson. Robert Capa. Steve McCurry. And many other famous names from the past 70 years. Thanks to a friend I came across a book ...

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Icons – ‘Making-of’s of the best-known and most impressive photos in history

The photo series ‘Icons’ is an unusual, but highly interesting side project of Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger, two professional photographers from Switzerland. The duo had the idea for the project in 2012 when a large-size print of the picture “Rhein II” by Andreas Gursky was sold for the record sum of $4.3m. Wired.com reported ...

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Photographer Sandro Miller and John Malkovich Replicate Iconic Pictures

US-American photographer Sandro Miller and world-famous actor John Malkovich replicated some of the best-known and most iconic shots in the history of photography as part of their photo-project „Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to photographic masters“…with Malkovich taking the role of the respective subject. This may as well be the most uncommon photo news and the ...