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Friday, June 17, 2011

Photographer Profile ~ Anton Corbijn

Anton Corbijn  (born 20 May 1955) is a Dutch photographer, music video and film director. He is the creative director behind the visual output of Depeche Mode and U2, having handled the principal promotion and sleeve photography for both for more than a decade. Some of his works include music videos for Depeche Mode's "Enjoy the Silence" (1990) and Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" (1993), as well as the Ian Curtis biopic Control.

Corbijn has photographed Joy Division, Depeche Mode, U2, David Bowie, Miles Davis, Björk, Robert de Niro, Stephen Hawking, Elvis Costello,Metallica, R.E.M, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Morrissey,The Rolling Stones Clint Eastwood Nick Cave and Tom Waits and many others. He is famous for his contrasty black and white images that often have a warm tone.

Anton Corbijn Self Portrait

Miles Davis


Tom Waits

Michael Stipe

Naomi Campbell

Christy Turlington

Iggy Pop


Tom Waits

Tom Waits

Alexander McQueen


Control still

Joy Division

Bono 'n Baby

Depeche Mode

 Frank Zappa



 U2 Unforgettable Fire cover


 Joshue Tree

 U2 Joshua Tree

Mick Jagger

 Leonard Cohen

 Clint Eastwood

Nick Cave

Sinead O'connor

 Elvis Costello

 Nick Cave

 Pete Townshend


 Bryan Ferry

 Bono and  Larry Mullen Jr

 Depeche Mode album cover

William S, Burroughs

 Vanessa Paradis 

 P.J Harvey

Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode

 Mick Jagger

Henry Rollins

Kate Moss

Videos directed by Anton Corbijn

Depeche Mode - Behind The Wheel (12'' Version) by Dmode59

U2-Electrical Storm{LW} by LW-Clips

Behind the Scenes with U2 and Anton Corbijn

18 Seconds with Johnny Depp  and Anton Corbijn
BUY Antons' book => Anton Corbijn: Inwards and Onwards

1 comment:

  1. Thanks a lot for this amazing collection of photos, Corbijn is a real genius!