Greg Gorman (born 1949) is an American portrait photographer. He’s more known for his portraits of celebrities and Hollywood stars.
His work has been seen in national magazine features and covers, including Esquire, GQ, Interview, Life, Vogue, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Time, Vanity Fair, and the London Sunday Times. Although he studied photojournalism in college, his passion for rock-and-roll led him to his chosen field when he photographed Jimi Hendrix in 1968. John Waters once said, « Greg Gorman is the only person I’d let photograph my corpse ».
He’s very famous for his work in black-and-white, but use colors.
He has also directed music videos, television advertisements, and graphic design layouts for advertisers.