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Alvarado's Classic Modern Pin-ups

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Alvarado’s Classic Modern Pin-ups

Robert Alvarado

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The essential collection of pin-ups from photographer Robert Alvarado. He subtly combines color, form, and style to create an allure that captivates onlookers and confounds fellow photographers. The influence of pin-up photography pioneers like Alberto Vargas and Gil Elvgren is clear, but throughout the 145 alluring examples of Alvarado’s work, his signature approach to this classic form will impress you in a way that only modern photography can. A year of trial and error went into achieving the look presented here: luscious images with flat color and a shine that accentuates the models’ key features. Through Alvarado’s modern innovations, which are debated on photography blogs, he composes pin-ups with models in traditional poses, in clothes, lingerie, or tastefully nude, looking directly at the camera.

Size: 9″ x 12″ | 145 color photos | 144 pp
ISBN13: 9780764338922 | Binding: hard cover

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Robert Alvarado is a professional photographer who is rejuvenating the pin-up style of the classic eras. He lives in California.