Today we’re celebrating iconic photographer…

“Throughout the month of October I will be featuring articles and links brought to you by Getty Images. Working at Getty Images, I am fortunate to be regularly exposed to the best in world photography and video, both past and present and the cutting edge of the visual dialogue that frames our world. I hope you enjoy.#gettycontest” Today we’re celebrating iconic photographer Slim Aarons’ 100th birthday. Taken at a New Years Party at Romanoff’s in Los Angeles, this shot perfectly encapsulates the close friendships Slim forged with the stars – a man at ease not only with himself, but with the cream of society he managed to capture on camera over many years. 📷: Slim Aarons

Today we’re celebrating iconic photographer…

Today we’re celebrating iconic photographer Slim Aarons’ 100th birthday. Matthew Butson, VP of the Hulton Archive on the Slim Aarons photo he loves most . “Having known Slim for several years after we acquired his photography archive in 1997, this image resonates with me on many levels and not just because it has a wonderful back story to it. The source of Jimmy Stewart, Clark Gable, Gary Cooper and Van Heflin’s mirth is actually Slim himself, after a somewhat less than success attempt at acting in a cameo role in one of Gable’s films shot in Naples earlier that year. Taken at a New Years Party at Romanoff’s in Los Angeles, this shot perfectly encapsulates the close friendships Slim forged with the stars – a man at ease not only with…Read More


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About atwarwithart

Over thirty years working in the arts and culture arena. Experience in live theatre as an actor/director and writer. As a visual artist participated in group shows and work is featured in many private collections. Over twenty years experience as an independent video producer, editor and media artist. Past-President and Charter Member of EMMEDIA, a major Canadian media art organization.
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