“Designer with a Camera”

I COULDN’T RESIST BLOGGING HER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I could not resist going to the library, after reading that an

innovative and self-taught photographer named Bert Stern

passed away last Tuesday, May 25, 2013. He was born on

October 3, 1929.

How will you know this famous, but not always recognized,

photographer? He started as a mail room clerk at “Look”

magazine, straight out of high school. Bert made his way up

from the mailroom, as the rags to riches story unfolded.

Once he left this position, he moved to “Mayfair” magazine

becoming the art director, and proceeded to fine tune his skills

in photography.

Bert Stern liked to say that he “didn’t know how to read a light

meter.” By the mid-1950’s, Stern became known for his memorable

and strikingly unique angles in advertising, including his advertising

for Smirnoff vodka martini.

Here are a few unusual artistic shots of “The driest of the dry” vodka

martinis. One was…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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