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Photographer #422: Cathleen Naundorf

Cathleen Naundorf, 1968, Germany, is a fashion and fine-art photographer. Her career started as a photo assistant in New York, Singapore and Paris. In 1993 she started traveling to countries as Mongolia, Siberia and Brazil. The pictures made over the years had been published in eight publications of large publishers. In 1997 she started photographing for the Süddeutsche Zeitung with a fashion page of her own. Seven years ago she visited Jean-Paul Gaultier to ask him to lend one or two dresses to photograph. He was so impressed by the work that he gave her access to his entire collection. Since then she has been shooting for Gaultier, Dior, Lacroix, Chanel, Elle Saab and Valentino. She exclusively works on large format camera’s (4×5″ and 8×10″) using polaroid films. She is also granted free choice of models, locations and hair and make-up designers. A publication of her haute couture series is scheduled in 2012. Her work has been exhibited at several venues in Europe and the USA. The following images come from her portfolio’s Fashion – B&W, Fashion – Color and Vs- Magazine – 2011.

Website: www.cathleennaundorf.com

Vevey International Photography Award 2011

The 8th Vevey International Photo Award is a unique form of support for contemporary original works, with a free choice of subject matter and genre.

This contest is open to artists, and professional or student photographers. An amount of 40,000 Swiss Francs (over € 30,000) is awarded for the development, realisation and presentation of the winning project during the Festival Images 2012 in Vevey, Switzerland. Applying to this contest is also an opportunity to receive other prizes such as the Mention Leica, the Mention Boncolor and the Prix Nestlé.

This year Jury will be chaired by New York artist Andres Serrano and will include:

Clément Chéroux, curator, cabinet de la photographie, Centre Pompidou, Paris.
Marloes Krijnen, director of the photography museum Foam, Amsterdam.
Christian Lutz, photographer, co-winner of the Vevey International Photography Award in 2009-10, Geneva.
James Reid: photography director, Wallpaper*, London.

Subscribe now on the website www.images.ch and send your photo project before 15 April 2011!

More info can be found via:

Festival Images
CP 443 – 1800 Vevey – Switzerland
+41 (0)21 922 48 54
photo(at)images(dot)ch