Peter Lindbergh via wikipedia
Peter Lindbergh (born Peter Brodbeck November 23, 1944) is a German fashion photographer.
Lindbergh was born at Leszno (German: Lissa (Wartheland) in Poland and grew up in Duisburg. At the Werkkunstschule Krefeld he joined the painting class of Günther C. Kirchberger, but then he began photography in 1971 and established himself as an advertising photographer. Moving to Paris in 1978, to concentrate on high-fashion, he photographed many top models including Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford, Stephanie Seymour, Isabella Rossellini, Nastassja Kinski and Tatjana Patitz as well as other projects with Karl Lagerfeld, Daryl Hannah, Giorgio Armani and more. His photographs have been published by magazines such as Stern, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue. He also photographed Céline Dion for her perfume ad.
He is considered to be one of the world’s preeminent fashion photographers, particularly in black and white, and is credited with helping create the supermodel phenomenon of the 1990s. He prefers his model to have minimal make-up and a simple hairstyle.Wim Wenders is an admirer of his work.