Mark Seliger Portrait Photography

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Named a “Master of Photography,” Mark Seliger began his photography career shooting small assignments for Rolling Stone magazine in 1987, where he specialized in celebrity portraits and fashion photography. Just a few years later, Mark Seliger’s skill earned him the position as Chief Photographer of Rolling Stone where he remained for over 10 years. During this time Mark Seliger photographed over 125 covers as well as some of the world’s top musicians and actors.

During his ‘’Rolling Stone years’’, Mark Seliger befriended the art director Fred Woodward. Together, they directed several music videos, among them You Belong to Me by Candy Butchers, Maria by Willie Nelson, Stillness of Heart by Lenny Kravitz and She by Elvis Costello.

Be it photography, movies or music, everyone in the photography world asks for Mark Seliger’s portraits. His pictures are on the cover of music albums by Aerosmith, Lenny Kravitz, Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, Santana, Sheryl Crow, Tony Bennett etc. Production companies such as Universal Pictures, MTV, Miramax or Sony hire Seliger for their most prestigious campaigns.

He has published several books including: Physiognomy, When They Came To Take My Father, Voices of the Holocaust, and most recently Lenny Kravitz/Mark Seliger. He is currently working on a new book yet to be titled Stairwell Series, due out Christmas 2005. His images have appeared in books such as Hip Hop Immortals, Crazy Sexy Cool, Brad Pitt, Images of Rock-N-Roll, Garcia and Cobain, Rolling Stone the Complete Covers 1967-1997.

Mark Seliger and Fred Woodward have co-directed numerous music videos and commercials: Candy Butchers “You Belong to Me”, Willie Nelson “Maria”, Lenny Kravitz “Stillness of Heart”,
Elvis Costello “She”, Hole “Violet”, Paula Cole “I Don’t Want to Wait”, Natalie Merchant “Kind
and Generous”, Lenny Kravitz “I Belong to You”, Gillian Welch “Revelator”, The Gap “Missy Elliot”, “Aerosmith”, “LL Cool J”, Celebrity Cruises.

Seliger has also directed a number of short films: Lenny Kravitz’s “Lenny Live”, Gillian Welch’s “The Revelator Collection”, Natalie Merchant’s “Ophelia”.

Seliger has shot many advertising campaigns and music packaging projects, including work for: Sean John, Aerosmith, Britney Spears, Burning Spear, Elizabeth Arden, HBO, Lenny Kravitz, Matchbox 20, Mick Jagger, Miramax, MTV, N’Sync, Paramount Pictures, Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, Santana, Sheryl Crow, Perry Farrell, Sony Music, Tony Bennett, Universal Pictures, and Sugar Ray.

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