« She fell automatically into a liquid position which no photographer could possibly invent for her.”

« She fell automatically into a liquid position…

« She fell automatically into a liquid position which no photographer could possibly invent for her » Baron’s elegant surmise of his session with Marilyn Monroe is typical of the gentleman photographer. Once introducing himself as « the poor man’s Cecil Beaton », Baron charmed a generation of performers between the 1930s – 1956 with his charismatic portraiture. Using an old Kodak Century plate camera for much of his studio work and both a Rollieflex and Leica on location, Baron was not merely intuitive, but a skilled technician who could perfectly pitch the star wattage of his sitters. __ Swipe through for a portfolio of his images from across stage, screen and high society. #throwbackthursday #tbt


Getty Images | iStock Ambassadors

Publicités