|Dates||1896 - 1958|
|Born||New York, New York, United States|
|Died||Laguna Beach, California, United States|
So wrote Paul Outerbridge, rather exaltedly, about his chosen profession. He was a designer and illustrator in New York before turning to photography in the 1920s. In 1925, having established himself as an innovative advertising photographer and graphic designer, he moved to Paris and worked for the French edition of Vogue magazine. There he met Edward Steichen, with whom he developed a friendly rivalry.
Around 1930, having returned to New York, Outerbridge began to experiment with color photography, in particular the