Irving Penn (1917–2009) is a legendary American photographer, well known for charismatic portraits, scenes, still lifes, in genres ranging from fashion to travel photography.
I can get obsessed by anything if I look at it long enough. That's the curse of being a photographer – Irving Penn.
Penn began designing covers and shoot portraits for Vogue magazine, establishing a reputation as an influential fashion photographer. His projects characterized by minimalist compositions and dramatic lighting. Irving Penn is an author of deep portraits of famous people. Photographer managed to reveal a truly personal, individualized portraits.