The Ultimate Global Images Gift Guide-Global Images

The Ultimate Global Images Gift Guide

Whether you're the efficient early holiday shopper, or you're just looking for a quick Birthday gift you know your Mom will love, we've created for you the ultimate Global Images gift guide. With each suggestion, we also give you our suggestions of who these gifts are best for or what occasion so there is really no second guessing!
October 19, 2019 — Katie Dessin
Hugh Hefner's Round Bed-Global Images

Hugh Hefner's Round Bed

It's probably safe to assume that Hugh Hefner's favorite room in his mansion was his bedroom. Although you don't need a source to prove it, he actually has stated this on record

Hefner, despite his line of work, was an astounding businessman. Especially in its conception, he was incredibly passionate about the work he was creating with Playboy. He worked day and night, putting in impossible hours to deliver the quality he saw necessary for his publication. When he purchased the original Chicago mansion in 1959, he was at a very convenient distance from his club and office. Hugh, however, preferred working from home...

October 15, 2019 — Katie Dessin
The Difference of Archival Linen Paper-Global Images

The Difference of Archival Linen Paper

These days, any corner shop has a photo printer and a promise of a short wait. Convenience always sounds like our best friend, but we all know food taste different from a microwave.

Professional photographers and galleries like ourselves have access to a dozen photo labs across the world and the materials to do it in house, all with the same promise: unparalleled quality...

October 15, 2019 — Alexandra Khoury
James Dean's Hollywood Date Night with future 'Bond Girl' Ursula Andress-Global Images

James Dean's Hollywood Date Night with future 'Bond Girl' Ursula Andress

James Dean's sexuality is still a highly discussed topic when it comes to old Hollywood mysteries. Friends and family have identified him as "gay", although in past interviews he would deny claims, but not entirely shut them down. It's most likely that Dean's sexuality was more complicated than black and white and it's suspected he identified with being bisexual or something similar. Regardless of his orientation, while in the spotlight he did have a few romances with some of Hollywood's most beautiful women. This includes his short-lived fling with future Bond Girl actress, Ursula Andress...
October 15, 2019 — Katie Dessin
Musso and Frank's Grill in Hollywood with Frank Worth Photography

Hollywood's Oldest Restaurant and Frank Worth By Michael Callahan

The Secret of Hollywood’s Oldest Restaurant? Don’t Change Anything.
The gooey sauces, the cured meats, the dashes of marjoram and herbes de Provence—these were the tools of the starched chefs of Paris and New York, their gray mustaches bristly as shaving brushes, theatrically ranting their way through their kitchens...
September 11, 2019 — Matt W
The History of Helmut Newton: Finding A Life in Paris-Global Images

The History of Helmut Newton: Finding A Life in Paris

After returning to Paris, now with more permanence, Helmut Newton signed a contract with French Vogue. His home was in the La Marais district, off of a street named Aubriot. It was on that street that he photographed one of his most iconic shots: Rue Aubriot (meaning Aubriot Stere in French), and otherwise titled Le Smoking...

August 24, 2019 — Katie Dessin
When Frank Worth Met James Dean-Global Images

When Frank Worth Met James Dean

Frank Worth was an American photographer who befriended and photographed many Hollywood actors and actresses between 1939 and 1964. His black and white candid pictures are unusual for the era, when most stars limited themselves to carefully posed glamour portraits...
August 20, 2019 — Katie Dessin
The History Of Helmut Newton: What Happened in Europe-Global Images

The History Of Helmut Newton: What Happened in Europe

While he was continuing with his project for Shell in 1953, Helmut Newton showcased his first exhibition with a colleague of his, Wolfgang Sievers, in Melbourne, Victoria. The goal for the exhibition was to open up the fine art industry to the idea of fashion being used for betters promotions and larger sales...
August 17, 2019 — Katie Dessin
What is Silver Gelatin and Why is it Important?-Global Images

What is Silver Gelatin and Why is it Important?

Until the 1970's, the Silver Gelatin black & white printing method was used almost exclusively by professional photographers. Color printing was used more commonly for commercial purposes. Although this process was the standard among the community, it's a complicated practice, thus it's virtually unused today...
August 06, 2019 — Katie Dessin
The History of Helmut Newton: Love & Opportunity in Australia-Global Images

The History of Helmut Newton: Love & Opportunity in Australia

While Newton was stationed in Tocumwal on June 4th, 1945, his first cover was published. It was the Australasian Post, and the cover featured a young woman holding a bucket of grapes on her shoulder. "I ran from one news-stand to the next and stood in front of them in excitement and admiration."...
July 26, 2019 — Katie Dessin