Portraiture Through Still Life

September 3, 2010

By Conor Risch

© Henry Leutwyler

Photographer Julius Shulman's camera bag.

Henry Leutwyler’s personal still-life project, in which he photographs iconic objects owned by celebrities and other famous people, could seem like a departure from the editorial portraiture he is most known for. But the two disciplines are linked in Leutwyler’s estimation. “The definition of a portrait is a frozen moment in time that should reveal something about the person you’re...

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