DANIELA FEDERICI: 81/2by Daniela Federici
8 � is the first book devoted to the work of Daniela Federici, one of the most accomplished in her generation of fashion and celebrity photographers. The title 8 � refers to Federici�s eight and a half years based in the United States, and pays homage to Fellini�s film �8 �� and reflects her love of the Italian cinema of the 1950s and 60s�an influence that is evident in her earliest work.Federici began working as a photographer just out of college in her native Australia. While still in her early twenties, Federici moved to the United States where she encountered almost overnight success as a professional photographer: one of her first high-profile assignments was the hugely popular Guess Jeans campaign starring Anna Nicole Smith. Federici quickly became established as a photographer in the worlds of fashion, music and celebrity. A lavish ode to nearly a decade of fashion and celebrity, 8 � features brilliant portraits of famous faces of the 1990s and into the beginning of the new millennium�models, artists, actors and musicians including Heidi Klum, Prince, Cindy Crawford, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Antonio Banderas, Sharon Stone and many others. 8 � spans the years and range of Federici�s styles, showcasing not only her celebrity portraits, but also the cinematically composed high-glamour fashion photography for which she is in constant demand.
About the Author
Daniela Federici was born in the late 1960s in Melbourne, Australia, where she studied film and photography in university. Her work has been seen internationally in publications such as Vogue, Mirabella, Harpers Bazaar, Arena, Marie-Claire, Vibe, Interview, Stern, GQ, Elle and Esquire. Her commercial clients include Guess, La Perla, Fra Angelico and Nike, as well as numerous record companies including Sony, Arista, Warner Brothers, Miramax and Motown. She has directed music videos and television commercials around the world, and is producing and directing her own television program, �Nomad�, on travel, art, architecture, design and culture. She is also pursuing feature film projects. Paul Marciano is the president and creative director of Guess, Inc.
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