It is noteworthy that, along with the experience of war brought Sliema great dislike for military photojournalism, and when he was asked to do a photo session the landing of American troops in Korea,Aarons joked, ` I am only interested in those beaches where sunbathing devushki`.
Slim Aarons (Slim Aarons), at birth - George Allen Aarons (George Allen Aarons), born in 1916, in Montrose, NY (Montrose, New York).
He took up photography while serving in the army ,but with the advent of World War II he became a military photojournalist Aarons. He received several wounds, and was even awarded the ` serdtsem` Purple (Purple Heart). It is known that in 1944 saved the lives of Slim Maydensu Carl (Carl Mydans), his colleague, the well-known photojournalist magazine `Life`. Thus, if at Aarons ,Maydens certainly be blown up by a booby-trapped road.
It is noteworthy that, along with the experience of war brought Sliema great dislike for military photojournalism, and when he was asked to do a photo session the landing of American troops in Korea, Aarons joked, ` I am only interested in those beaches where sunbathing devushki`.
It`s funny ,Sliema but really seriously interested in beaches with sunbathing girls. So, pretty lady in swimsuit near the water were a great and perhaps the main subject of his work.
In general, the heroes of the photos Aarons - rich and famous people, show business stars, politicians and presidents, businessmen and members of influential families. After the war, he moved to California (California), and soon his photos have been actively appearing on `Life` magazine covers ,` Vogue`, `Harper`s Bazaar`,` Holiday` and others.
It is noteworthy that Aarons pictures just glowed with happiness - the happiness of quiet self-confidence and his people tomorrow. They did not have excessive glamor ,but the photographer viewfinder accurately find exactly what made all these people rich and famous. Thus, his photographs always were the same ` Hollywood ulybki` women were charmingly good men - strong and self-confident. Soon without Aarons not already dispensed neither secular party - his photographs were satisfied with everything. It is noteworthy that Aarons, who never considered himself a photographer, never really worked in the studio, and never worked on the pictures - not retouched them,He did not improve and was not used before taking the make-up services, and other tricks photographers.
Funny, but his way of working was incredibly easy - Aarons was not trying to learn the inner world of their models are not reflected on their fate and urged them to do the same. Slim just lifted his his camera - and the client in 100 cases out of 100 remained satisfied.
By the way, the photographer, which, of course, called ` pridvornym` photographer, always laughed it off, asking whether there is such a rule, that the photographer should always shoot tragedy, drama ,poor children and the city in ruins ? Personally, he preferred to shoot ` beautiful people in beautiful mestah`.
Funny, but Aarons, who has never had any particular preference and willingly photographed all the stars, had a clear attachment to only one of its models, it was a famous gangster Charles ` Schastlivchik` Luciano (Charlie` Lucky` Luciano),creator of the infamous Syndicate. So, for Aarons Luciano he was ready to follow everywhere, and its photo archive huge number of pictures of the man.
But in general, all his life followed his slim merry credo: ` Photographing attractive people doing attractive things in attractive mestah`. Slim Aarons died on May 31, 2006 it happened at his home in Montrose ; at the time of the death of the photographer was 89 years old.
In the creative legacy of the photographer includes books `A Wonderful Time: An Intimate Portrait of the Good Life` (1974) ; `Slim Aarons: Once Upon a Time` (2003) ; `Slim Aarons: A Place In the Sun` (2005) and ` Poolside with Slim Aarons` (2007).