Today, no advertising campaign in the field of fashion can do without fashion photography. The number of magazines filled with such shots increases year by year. Get acquainted with top fashion photographers who are currently staying on top of the game
After graduating from school, Kristian Schuller was studying fashion design. His teacher, Vivienne Westwood, strongly influenced his future works. Kristian photographed for such magazines as Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue Hellas, Vogue Gioiello, and Stiefelkonig.
Besides, he worked with eminent models like Heidi Klum, Gisele Bundchen, and Amber Arbucci. Kristian’s photograph can be spot on the front cover of Astronaut album released in 2004 by Duran Duran.
Peter Lindbergh photographed plenty of top models and actresses, including Nastassja Kinski and Naomi Campbell. Also, he has implemented projects with Karl Lagerfeld, Daryl Hannah, and Giorgio Armani. Lindbergh’s photographs were published in Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Rolling Stone.
3. Anna-Lou «Annie» Leibovitz
Anna-Lou Leibovitz gained the status of the best fashion photographer due to her captivating portraits, mainly of famous personalities. Her photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, which had been shot not long before Lennon was murdered, is called the most well-known cover of the Rolling Stone magazine.
Leibovitz is the first female exponent featured at Washington’s National Portrait Gallery. Moreover, she was recognized as a Living Legend by the Library of Congress.
Mariano Vivanco is a fashion and portrait photographer from Peru. He belongs to the list of globally known editorial shooters.
On a regular basis, Mariano photographs for such magazines as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue Hommes Nippon, Dazed & Confused, GQ, Numéro, Numéro Homme, Muse, DSection, i-D, and Hercules
David LaChapelle is a fashion photographer who stands out for his special ironic style of “surreal glamour”. He has shot many popular video clips for such stars as Britney Spears, Avril Lavigne, Elton John, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez, and many others.
Zhang Jingna’s photography is found on the pages of Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and Elle. In 2009 and 2010, she was taking pictures of Sugizo more than once.
Besides, in 2010, Zhang photographed his band Luna Sea’s 20th Anniversary World Tour in Tokyo Dome. Zhang occupies a place on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list 2018.
In the late 1950s, David Bailey started working with fashion brand Jaeger as Jean Muir became the designer. After shooting side by side with other fashion photographers, like the late Norman Parkinson, David was officially booked by Vogue in 1962.
Bailey’s first shooting named “Young Idea Goes West” took place in New York. He was photographing a young model Jean Shrimpton, who was wearing clothes by Jaeger and Susan Small, namely a camel suit with a green blouse, as well as a suede coat with kitten heels.