Friday, January 16, 2009

Autumn de Wilde

She is such a good photographer. You could spend so much time looking at her pictures and still see new things. 

Autumn de Wilde

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Autumn de Wilde (born 1970) is an American photographer best known for her portraiture and commercial work photography of musicians.

Early life

De Wilde was born in Woodstock, New York. Her father, Jerry de Wilde, was an art and commercial photographer noted for his photos of Jimi Hendrix,the Monterey Pop Festival and other icons of the 1960s. Autumn de Wilde had no formal education in photography, but learned photography from her father.


De Wilde has photographed CD covers for Elliott SmithJenny Lewis with the Watson TwinsThe RaconteursThe White StripesFiona AppleBeckBuilt to Spill, and a number of other musicians. In addition, she has directed music videos for Elliott SmithSpoonIngrid MichaelsonThe RaconteursRilo Kiley and Death Cab for Cutie. Her portrait subjects include Willie NelsonSean WatkinsRyan AdamsSonic YouthTegan and Sara, and Wolfmother. De Wilde's live concert documentary work includes the Flaming LipsSpoon, and the Arcade Fire. De Wilde's photos have appeared on the cover of Spin magazine and in the pages of Rolling StoneFilter (magazine) Nylon(magazine)Los Angeles TimesEntertainment Weekly, and The New York Times. Autumn de Wilde also documents the the couture designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy of the house of Rodarte.

In 2007 De Wilde released a book that featured photographs she had taken of late musician Elliott Smith. The book included handwritten lyrics, interviews with close friends and family, and a bonus CD of a live performance.

Autumn de Wilde mentored photographer Lauren Dukoff.



skogli said...


Greg said...

wow. I never seen many of these. Love Beck and Devendra together!

Scrambledgregs said...

wow. I never seen many of these. Love Beck and Devendra together!