Top 5 Fashion Photographers – we adore!

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When it comes to making magic with an editorial shoot, some fashion photographers know how to make the image jump of the pages and inspire you. So since The Great Beyond is in the business of fashion and our designer Nick, does all the photography for the website, we wanted to count down our Top 5 Fashion Photographers. So let’s get straight into it!

Number 1 – Patrick Demarchelier

Patrick Demarchelier - Source Maraisusa
Patrick Demarchelier – Source Maraisusa

If you have ever watched Devil Wears Prada, you will know his name. This iconic french photographer’s work is everywhere in high end fashion, photographing the likes of Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence to spreads for Vogue. Check out his imagery below.

Jennifer Lawrence Miss Dior spring 2014 photoshoot by Patrick Demarchelier - Source Celeb Marfia
Jennifer Lawrence Miss Dior spring 2014 photo shoot by Patrick Demarchelier – Source Celeb Marfia
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Jessica Alba by Patrick Demarchelier for Vogue Australia February 2016 – Source FashnBerry
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Kate Moss by Patrick Demarchelier – Source Alchetron

Number 2 – Steven Meisel

Steven Meisel Source: Christopher Niquet
Steven Meisel Source: Christopher Niquet

Born in 1952 Steven Meisel is known for his dramatic and romantic approach to fashion photography. He rarely gives interviews and hardly is photographed, he is accredited to launching some of the biggest supermodels careers today such as Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington and Naomi Campbell to name a few.

Photography By Steven Meisel Model Linda Evangelista In Vogue Italia June 1990 - Source: Just The Design
Photography By Steven Meisel Model Linda Evangelista In Vogue Italia June 1990 – Source: Just The Design
Adriana Lima as the fashion's athlete for Vogue Italia June 2014 - Source: The Fashionography
Adriana Lima as the fashion’s athlete for Vogue Italia June 2014 – Source: The Fashionography
steven meisel: vogue patterns (2007) Source: Minimal Exposition
steven meisel: vogue patterns (2007) Source: Minimal Exposition

Number 3 – Mario Testino

Mario Testino Source: The Ground Mag
Mario Testino Source: The Ground Mag

Mario Testino’s fashion photography works have graced the covers of Vogue, V Magazine and GQ. The Peruvian born photography knows how to bring an image to life, you should check out his website here. He’s constantly working his magic at shoots, creating impeccable portraits of celebrities and models, he even photographed the forever beautiful Princess Diana.

Mario Testino Photo shoot at Kensington Palace - Source: Starer
Mario Testino Photo shoot at Kensington Palace with Diana – Source: Starer
Daria Werbowy for Vogue 26 july 2013 by Mario Testino - Source: Bond Girl Goes To Heaven
Daria Werbowy for Vogue 26 july 2013 by Mario Testino – Source: Bond Girl Goes To Heaven
David Bowie By Mario Testino, 2013 Source: Voxsartoria
David Bowie By Mario Testino, 2013 Source: Voxsartoria

Number 4 – Peter Lindbergh

Peter Lindbergh - Source: Lighting Essentials
Peter Lindbergh – Source: Lighting Essentials

Mr. Lindbergh is truly in a league of his own with his breathtaking black and white portraits, his work will leave you breathless. His images speak louder than words, just take a look!

Milla Jovovich by Peter Lindbergh Source: Riceracker
Milla Jovovich by Peter Lindbergh Source: Riceracker
Natalia Vodianova by Peter Lindbergh Source: Fashion Gone Rogue
Natalia Vodianova by Peter Lindbergh Source: Fashion Gone Rogue
Linda Evangelista by Peter Lindbergh Source: Fashion Gone Rouge
Linda Evangelista by Peter Lindbergh Source: Fashion Gone Rouge

Number 5 – Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz Source: Lavidaleica
Annie Leibovitz Source: Lavidaleica

Annie Lebovitz is known for her surreal and ethereal approach to photography, taking the viewer into another dream dimension with just an image. You probably are most familiar with her Disney series, where she took celebrities and placed them in their own Disney land. But then again maybe you know her famous Rolling Stone cover of Yoko & John Lennon or her imagery of Michael Jackson, the list goes on and on!

Disney Dream Portrait by Annie Leibovitz with Drew Barrymore Source: iloboyou
Disney Dream Portrait by Annie Leibovitz with Drew Barrymore Source: iloboyou
Natalie Portman by Annie Leibovitz Source: Conandrepair
Natalie Portman by Annie Leibovitz Source: Conandrepair
Michael Jackson by Annie Lebovitz Source: Isea Network
Michael Jackson by Annie Lebovitz Source: Isea Network