if you haven't heard his name before you would have certainly seen his work. herb ritts. extraordinaire photographer.
ritts was renowned for his black & white photography in the fashion world, often his images portrayed those of greek like sculptures.
he photographed everybody from the dalai lama, elizabeth taylor, diana ross, elton, mariah, cindy and loads more. he directed madonna's cherish video back in the 80's and won two MTV music awards for his work on other videos for janet jackson and chris issac, this being just a handful of artists he collaborated with.
take the time to check out his website here. amazing.