And if a day goes by without my doing something related to photography, it’s as though I’ve neglected something essential to my existence, as though I had forgotten to wake up. I know that the accident of my being a photographer has made my life possible.

— Richard Avedon

Avedon-judy

Each weekend we look at a photographer who’s influenced the photography world.  Richard Avedon is this week’s subject. Richard Avedon (1923—2004) was a fashion and portrait photographer.  The New York Times said that “his fashion and portrait photographs helped define America’s image of style, beauty and culture for the last half-century.” He began his career as […]

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