Sunday, February 14, 2010

Guy Bourdin | Fashion Photography Legend

Guy Bourdin was an absolutely phenomenal fashion photographer and filmmaker. For those of you who are familiar with fashion photographers, Monsieur Bourdin’s depiction of fashion and fetishes in his photography is not unlike Ellen von Unwerth’s unquestionably sexual, yet playful and mischievous fashion photography.

Guy Bourdin can be credited for the popularity of the fatal and erotic fashion photography we see in fashion publications today. Here is Sean Brandt's trailer for The Myth of Guy Bourdin.

Here are some of Guy Bourdin's short films: