Herb Ritts Photography

Herb Ritts

Herb Ritts is a gay fashion photographer famous for his black & white photography, & nude art.

In 2002, he died at age 50 of pneumonia. Ritts was living with HIV.

He directed music videos:

– Madonna’s Cherish
Chris Isaak’s Wickem Game (yes, the one with the naked Helena Christensen)
– Britney’s Don’t Let Me Be the Last to Know
– Shakira’s Underneath Your Clothes

He’s also photographed Johnny Depp, Cindy Crawford, Jack Nicholson, Cher…

His work is amazing. Check it out.

4 thoughts on “Herb Ritts Photography

  1. Joseph February 9, 2011 / 1:58 am

    Amazing! My favorite type of posts.

    Not surprisingly, I’ve heard of him before 😀

  2. Joseph February 9, 2011 / 2:00 am

    Oddly, the britney shoot is very tame.. ironic 😛

    • BeirutBoy February 9, 2011 / 2:04 am

      Tame compared to the “In the Zone” era 😛

      • This is Beirut February 9, 2011 / 10:50 am

        Tame, but beautiful. Great collection of photos. It’s said he is no longer with us.

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