In Memoriam Irving Penn - En Vogue Rumble


World Fomous fashion photographer Irving Pennd died on Wednesday at his home in Manhattan at 92. We want to honor one of the most important photographers of the passed century with a special rumble!

Pay your last respects to Irving Penn and show off your most voguish exposures in black and white!

photo by maximum_b

“Instead of offering spontaneity, Mr. Penn provided the illusion of something fixed, ….his subjects were usually shown whole, apparently enjoying a splendid isolation from the real world.” (Andy Grundberg, New York Times)
Try to catch that style and submit your Irving Penn tribute shots!

Rumble Rules

  • Film/Camera Type: any analogue camera/ black and white film – not digitally manipulated/enhanced. Please keep in mind our “Irving Penn – monochrome” theme!
  • 10 picture upload limit,at least 768px in either width or height
  • Photos must be tagged at least with camera, film and location.
  • 1 winner gets 10 Piggies and 2 others will get 5 Piggies.
  • Meta data please (camera, film, location & 3 tags!)
  • By submitting your photos to this rumble, you allow to use your submitted photos for promotional purposes.

written by somapic on 2009-10-09 in #competitions #vogue #monochrome-rumble #irving-penn #fashion-photography #idol #in-memoriam


  1. quaisoir
    quaisoir ·

    cool...i'm uploading new B&W shots....:)

  2. falsedigital
    falsedigital ·

    I'm really excited about this one.

  3. renaishashin
    renaishashin ·

    Wish it could be extended~

  4. somapic
    somapic ·

    @ renaishashin - let´s see -maybe it will be extended...who knows? Better be prepared ;)

  5. boredbone
    boredbone ·

    RIP Irving Penn

  6. takezzo
    takezzo ·

    i like his flower photos, too

  7. somapic
    somapic ·

    I´ll not be able to judge on this submissions as there are too many great ones! congrats all! :D

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