Eric Ogden: Environmental Portraiture That Tells a Story

January 17, 2012

© Eric Ogden

Eric Ogden photographed Paris Hilton in her kitchen.

A lot has happened to portraiture since Arnold Newman, master of the environmental portrait, photographed Igor Stravinsky behind the lid of a grand piano or directed Robert Moses to balance on a girder beside New York City’s East River. Editorial portraiture today is dominated by portraits of celebrities, often photographed in a carefully styled fashion shoot, or during a short...

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