A reflection of himself
His fashion images speak of spontaneity, movement, vitality. The portraits of celebrities he realizes also exude a freshness and spontaneity unprecedented, the photographer loving blazing sessions where the model does not have time to get bored. Avedon, moreover, does not claim to make portraits more “real”. Indeed, he said, “there is no truth in photography. And there is not one truth in someone. My portraits are more a reflection of myself that people I photograph. “This personal analysis is in fact a universal truth about portrait photography.