arrived in Paris on September 1,1982. I began shooting for
W's Paris Bureau that same week. On Sept.10th, Fairchild's
Paris Bureau Cheif Patrick McCarthy and I flew to Milan for the
day, to shoot this Versace outfit which was my first W cover.
section of the website — Paris archives, actually includes
material produced throughout my Paris sojourn, which lasted 5 and
a third years. I initially intended to go to Paris for a few
months, but wound up liking it, getting work and staying.
Although it is named "Paris archives," work produced in
London and Milan, where I would frequently be flown by certain clients,
is contained here.
of an advance story for W and WWD on the Paris collections shot
in September and October of 1982. This dress by Theirry Mugler
and worn by Swedish model Anna Johnson was shot in Paris.
early work for WWD done in the pre-Paris
more work done for W in Paris.
the photographer . .
Steve Landis has travelled through many parts of the world during a career in professional photography incorporating the areas of photojournalism, fashion, beauty, and celebrity portrait photography for major publications for over 25 years. Steve has turned his life over to Yeshua the Messiah, (Jesus the Christ) and now primarily photographs weddings, family, actor, and executive portraits.
"I have been greatly blessed during my life and give the glory and thanks to Yeshua for a renewed life of peace and joy," states Landis.