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    DescriptionEugene 'Gene' Vernier (1920-2011) worked as a fashion photographer for British "Vogue " from 1954 to 1967, during one of the most exciting periods in fashion history. Shooting of-the-moment looks from the likes of Christian Dior and Emilio Pucci and top models including Celia Hammond, Jean Shrimpton, and current "Vogue" creative director Grace Coddington, Vernier worked with some of the biggest names in the industry. Yet he was relatively unconcerned with celebrity. Interested only in bringing out the very best in each frame, Vernier was a true craftsman in the fashion photography trade.Featuring more than one hundred of Vernier's own favorite photographs drawn from "Vogue's" extensive photo archive, this lavishly illustrated volume reveals remarkable innovation in the use of props, backdrops, and location. Whether he was photographing his subjects by the sea, with a canine companion, or perfectly positioned atop a pale pink convertible, Vernier's careful composition enhanced the essence of his subject. Vernier shot mostly in black-and-white, and his trademark "look" is one of classic femininity. He sought to capture models when they were relaxed, enjoying the clothing, and confident that their photographer would show both only at their best. Providing commentary on the photographs are fashion history expert Becky E. Conekin and "Vogue" historian Robin Muir. This is first book to focus on Vernier's work at "Vogue "and it allows readers a rare glimpse of his inimitable blend of technical excellence and an eye for experimentation.


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    Title
    Eugene Vernier: Fashion Femininity & Form
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robin Muir, By (author) Becky E. Conekin, Edited by Alistair Layzell
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 220
    Width: 238 mm
    Height: 286 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 1,379 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783777451510
    ISBN 10: 3777451517
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AJB
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BISAC V2.8: ART000000
    BIC subject category V2: AKT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T General Subject: 625
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: DES005000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 17
    LC classification: TR
    Abridged Dewey: 770
    B&T Approval Code: A06306400
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011030
    Libri: FOTO2745, MODE1600
    BISAC V2.8: PHO009000, PHO011020
    DC23: 779.092
    Thema V1.0: AKT, AJCD
    Illustrations note
    150
    Publisher
    Hirmer Verlag
    Imprint name
    Hirmer Verlag
    Publication date
    15 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Munich
    Author Information
    Alistair Layzell is a book publicist focusing on publishers in the fine, decorative, and performing arts; architecture; design; and photography. He has a contributed to the "British Journal of Photography."