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Nina Leen: Fashion Photographs from 1940s and 1950s

Nina Leen, a Russian-born, self-taught photographer, was versatile and quite prolific. She worked for Life Magazine as a contract photographer for three decades with assignments ranging from photo essays, portraits, fashion to animal photography. She had an exquisite eye for composition, emphasizing graphic lines and shapes that make her fashion images stand out. Take some inspiration and a dose of nostalgia as you look through her timeless black and white images.

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Nina Leen: Fashion Photographs from 1940s and 1950s
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    Beautiful Black and White Fashion Photography by Nina Leen in the 1940s and 1950s

    Beautiful Black and White Fashion Photography by Nina Leen in the 1940s and 1950s

    Nina Leen was one of the first women photographers for LIFE. She was born in Russia but grew up in Germany, Switzerland and Italy. She always wanted …

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