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Jean Harlows Bearskin Rug Negative Commands $57,500 at Auction

At the Profiles in History Auction held on March 26 and 27 in Calabasas, California, the bearskin rug portrait camera negative of actress Jean Harlow (1911-1937) sold for $57,500. Shot by George Hurrell, while a resident photographer at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, for the January 1935 issue of Vanity Fair. This famous image of Jean Harlow was shot [...]

Largest Collection of George Hurrel’s Hollywood Glamour Photographs Auctioned Off

Last month the largest collection, in one auction, of George Hurrell’s Hollywood Glamour Photography Images, Negatives and other items were auctioned off to the public for nominal prices. I was happy to go to the auction preview. While the original photo images may have been made from a Hurrell Negative, Hurrell didn’t print these, nor [...]

Hurrell Hollywood, Book of Large Prints

January 24, 2010 by  
Filed under All Articles, Books and Reviews, Featured

I feel the best way to look at Hurrell Portraits and imagery is in large format image and that’s usually in a gallery or showing of his work.  Unfortunately, showings of his work in a gallery don’t come around that often anymore. The other way is to have a book of images in large format, [...]

Hollywood Glamour Photos and How To Take Them.

Be sure to check out the behind the scenes shots from this shoot, the link to that article is posted at the bottom of this article. I’m asked all the time “How do you do that?”, the style of Hollywood Glamour Photography I do. I had a great teacher, George Hurrell. Someone introduced me to [...]