In an eerily unfortunate turn of events, this became the blonde bombshell's last photo shoot before passing in 1962.
“There’s only one Marilyn,” photographer Bert Stern was once quoted as saying and he couldn’t be more right. The uber sexy yet dangerously self-aware Hollywood starlet even went as far as to edit herself, as seen in the above contact prints marked with red Xs for the ones she didn’t like, from her last sitting with Stern in 1962. She passed away soon after.
A month ago, the famed lensman known for taking the last photoportraits of Miss Monroe, passed away at the age of 83 but his wife Shannah Laumeister told the Associated Press that his images “will live forever and wow generations to come.”
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It was supposed to document a different unfortunate event in her family's history, but a photographer's intriguing photo series ended up as a means to cope with their loss and a tribute to the family matriarch. Find out the story behind the series called "The Saddest Day" after the jump!
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When a truly fascinating photograph hits you, it’s powerful enough to transport you to the story that is being told in that image. Such is what happens when one sees Suji Park's work for the first time. It’s as if you can actually hear and feel the details of each snapshot — the warmth of a late afternoon sun, the complex silence of nature or a dry and nostalgic solitude.