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Helmut Newton snippet
Helmut Newton was a German fashion photographer noted for his studies of women. He settled in Paris in 1961 and began extensive work as a fashion photographer. His works appeared in magazines including, most significantly, French Vogue. He established a particular style marked by erotic, stylised scenes, often with sado-masochistic and fetishistic subtexts.
Helmut Newton
Helmut Newton (October 31, 1920, Berlin, Germany January 23, 2004, West Hollywood, California, USA) was a German fashion photographer noted for his nude studies of women.
The son of a German-Jewish garment-factory owner and an American mother, Newton attended the Heinrich-von-Treitschke-Realgymnasium and the American School in Berlin. Interested in photography from a young age, he worked for the German photographer Yva (Else Neulander Simon). Fleeing Nazi Germany in 1938 to escape persecution as a Jew, Newton worked briefly in Singapore as a photographer for the Straits Times before settling in Melbourne, Australia.