Archive for October, 2003

Jerry Avenaim: Stills Of The Silver Screen

October 22, 2003

Photographers who concentrate on shooting celebrities can usually be lumped into one of two categories. There are the irascible paparazzi, despised by celebrities for their tenacious, sometimes obsessive pursuit of catching the stars during their most private moments. Then there are the stereotypical studio photographers who are usually commissioned to capture the perfectly composed and lit portrait of flawlessly made-up celebrities that does much to perpetuate the myth that they are somehow above mere mortals.

Then there’s Jerry Avenaim, one of Hollywood’s hottest photographers to the stars, who is quickly and quietly earning the reputation for his ability to capture celebrities as they really are. And he even makes the photo sessions an enjoyable experience, which has resulted in Avenaim becoming one of the more sought-after photographers in the industry
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