“She fell automatically into a liquid position…

“She fell automatically into a liquid position which no photographer could possibly invent for her.”

“She fell automatically into a liquid position…

“She fell automatically into a liquid position which no photographer could possibly invent for her” Baron’s elegant surmise of his session with Marilyn Monroe is typical of the gentleman photographer. Once introducing himself as “the poor man’s Cecil Beaton”, Baron charmed a generation of performers between the 1930s – 1956 with his charismatic portraiture. Using an old Kodak Century plate camera for much of his studio work and both a Rollieflex and Leica on location, Baron was not merely intuitive, but a skilled technician who could perfectly pitch the star wattage of his sitters. __ Swipe through for a portfolio of his images from across stage, screen and high society. #throwbackthursday #tbt


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