Photographer Mark Seliger on Shooting Barack Obama, Cindy Sherman, Kurt Cobain, and More

 Mark Seliger made a name for himself in the nineties with his now iconic portraiture work for Rolling Stone magazine. From that memorable shot of the nude Red Hot Chili Peppers to one of the last portraits of Kurt Cobain, Seliger quickly cemented his status as one of the leading portrait photographers of his time. The photographer has since shot a diverse array of fashion work for Vogue Italia, Vanity Fair, and Details.
When shooting, he likens the process to riding “a roller coaster wherever it will take me.” He continues, “Sometimes everybody understands you [and] gets out of your way but sometimes you have to adapt.” …
Read more and see an interesting selection of his iconic work on a slideshow:

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