Tag Archives: Photography

Valerie Steele discusses Fashion Photography Archive and the early years of contemporary fashion

19 Jan

Dr. Valerie Steele is Chief Curator and Editor-in-Chief of the Fashion Photography Archive. She is an internationally renowned scholar and Director and Chief Curator of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Watch her introduce the Fashion Photography Archive and discuss the significance of the era covering the 1970s through 2000 along with the unique experience Fashion Photography Archive gives users. The archive gives exclusive access to the history of key designers such as McQueen, Westwood and Chalayan.

Watch the video below

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The video is courtesy of Fashion Photography Archive. Access photographer Niall McInerney’s work of runway backstage and street style images from the 1970s – 2000s alongside hundreds of exclusive articles by expert scholars. Fashion Photography Archive is a fully searchable and meticulously indexed digital resource that provides unique access to the fashion industry in an era prior to the rise of digital photography and includes hundreds of thousands of rare and never-before-seen images. Covering an era of explosive growth and spectacular shows, the resource takes you on a journey that allows you to see the evolution of the industry through some of its most iconic moments. It is available for libraries.

For more information, visit Fashion Photography Archive at  www.fashionphotographyarchive.com

SALE! Save on Photography Books

21 Jul

Summer Photography Sale


40% off select Fairchild Books photography titles through July! […]

Visual Arts New Catalogues

14 Apr

Presenting our 2015 catalogues for Interior Design & Architecture and Design & Graphic Arts (now including Photography!) Have a look at some of the new and upcoming titles from Bloomsbury Publishing and Fairchild Books:


Up to 50% off in our festive sale

2 Dec

Black Friday, Cyber Monday … nah. We just do a good old-fashioned sale instead. It’s time to grab a bargain!


Meet the team: a 1-minute interview with …

20 Nov

Did you enjoy our previous post, and getting to know a bit more about the lovely Emily?

It is now time to meet Georgia, who – in her own words – gets to spend her time watching cartoons and reading about the latest video games.


Definition of the week… Eadweard J Muybridge

8 Aug

This week’s definition is taken from The Visual Dictionary of Photography[…]

Tim Walker shoot featured in Basics Fashion Design 08: Styling

8 Aug

Renowned fashion photographer Tim Walker features in Basics Fashion Design 08: Styling



13 Jan

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View the winning entries of our inspiration competition here…


AVA talks to…photographer Jeremy Webb

25 Aug

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Beautiful images and wise words from the wonderful Jeremy Webb – images taken from his new book, Basics Creative Photography 01: Design Principles[…]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010

1 Jul

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Highlights from Graduate Fashion Week… […]