Saturday, January 18, 2014

Antoine Verglas (B.1962) is a French photographer, documentary style fashion photographs of the 1990s supermodels


Antoine Verglas (Born in Paris in 1962) is a New York City based photographer who's obtained popular acclaim for his uninhibited documentary style fashion photographs of the 1990s supermodels.

Importance

In the 1990s Antoine Verglas introduced a new style of fashion photography when he captured models Stephanie Seymour, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer and Cindy Crawford in a series of intimate, documentary style photographs that ran in several international editions of Elle magazine. Prior to that fashion editorials were highly poised. Antoine Verglas' photographs were more candid and uninhibited, with natural light. This intimate style of capturing a personality has become known as the “Verglas Signature.” It is highly sought after to this day by all the top fashion magazines such as Elle, Vogue, GQ, Esquire, Maxim, and Sports Illustrated.

Early life

Antoine Verglas was born and raised in Paris where he attended E.S.C School of Business and, on occasion, worked as a model for TV commercials. That is how he got his start hosting a TV show Cinq sur Cinq [Five on Five] for teenagers, presenting video clips, movie trailers and interviewing celebrities, including Sharon Stone among many others. Antoine started taking photographs of his college girlfriend, Ford model Catherine Ahnell and in 1990 moved to New York to become a photographer.





















































































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