©Greg Gorman: “Tony BentOver”
For over four decades, highly acclaimed photographer Greg Gorman has continued to master the art of photography. From personality portraits and advertising campaigns to magazine layouts and fine art work, Greg has developed and showcased a discriminating and unique style in his profession.
I met Greg Gorman after his 2.5 hour keynote address at the Profusion 2012 Pro Imaging Expo in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In his address, Greg discussed his Portraiture, Celebrity and Nude photography as well as his ever-growing bibliography of photography books.
©Greg Gorman: “Grace Jones”
Greg’s work documents that peculiar obsession of the 20th century - celebrity. The roster of celebrities he has captured reads like a Who’s Who of Hollywood and the recording industry. He has lectured and conducted seminars and workshops throughout the world.
Timeless. His photography is timeless and not confined to has-beens, hot properties, and wannabes. Each shot gives a picture of human nature in its infinite range. Each picture is also a testament to the individual character.
“For me a photograph is most successful when it doesn’t answer all the questions, and it leaves something to be desired.”
©Greg Gorman: “David Bowie”
Born in 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri, Greg attended the University of Kansas from 1967-69 with a major in photojournalism. He completed his studies at the University of Southern California in 1972, graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree in cinematography.
At the Epson booth in the Profusion 2012 Pro Imaging Expo on Tuesday, June 19, I had the pleasure of talking with acclaimed photographer Greg Gorman.
Here is my interview with Greg Gorman:
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