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David La Chapelle began taking photographs in high school At the age of 18 at the end of the 70s he moved from North Carolina to New Yorks Lower East Side After a chance meeting with Andy Warhol he began shooting for Interview the place he calls art school He is a product of 70s youth sub-divisions suburbia pot-smoking and a mom with a knack for appropriating a fantasy life onto film His use of colors are original and vibrant Pictures seem almost surreal initially distinguished by his campy fixation with white-trash culture and is also known for his groundbreaking use of computer manipulation and futuristic fashion shoots and for placing Hollywood celebities Known for working with the stars David LaChapelle recipient of the 1997 International Center of Photographys Infinity Award and the 1996 VH1 Fashion Award for Photographer of the Year creates images that are cultural cues as well as advertising campaigns for such prestigious accounts as Keds Estee Lauder Prescriptives Volvo Levis MacCosmetics and the notorious Diesel jeans campaign of last year Born in North Carolina Mr LaChapelle studied at the Art Students League and School of Visual Arts He began his photography career by creating fine art images for Interview Magazine and has evolved his photography into an idiosyncratic and highly personal combination of reportage and surrealism In 1997 Mr LaChapelle released LaChapelle Land a coffee table volume of his images published by Callaway EditionsSimon Shuster It is further evidence of a photography style that can be compared to no one He continues to push his colors to new extremes while reinventing the vivid palette that is uniquely his Lachapelle is one of photographys brightest stars bringing high intensity larger than life images to the pages of magazines worldwide David LaChapelle began taking photographs in high school At the age of 18 at the end of the 70s he moved from North Carolina to New Yorks Lower East Side After
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