self-portrait with marilyn monroe, the last sitting, 1962
sue lyon as lolita for look magazine, 1960
jane birkin & serge gainsbourg, ca. 1970
elizabeth taylor as cleopatra, 1962
cary grant as charlie chaplin for life magazine, december 1963
jean shrimpton for vogue, 1965
iconic photographer bert stern died wednesday at the age of 83. known for his intimate & raw portraits of marilyn monroe, stern was a pioneer of advertising photography as well as photographing fashion & celebrity. in 1959 stern told a panel of commercial artists that "i like to put my feelings into my photographs." a statement that was considered provocative in its day. a legendary photographer.