Books: The Influential Art of Beauty Salon Photography

By David Schonauer   Monday December 9, 2019

Long before the Internet made nearly everything instantly accessible, beauty salons used photography to advertise and promote the styles of the day. Part headshot, part beauty photo, these photographs fell squarely into the realm of commercial photography. But, asks Feature Shoot, who were the people behind the photographs?  The new book Fünf Finger Föhn Frisur spotlights the work of Swiss photographers Peter Gaechter and Bettina Clahsen, who launched a studio in 1984 dedicated to the influential art of beauty salon photography.

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