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Bruce Weber Haiti / Little Haiti

Fashion photographer Bruce Weber is most well known for his black and white Calvin Klein underwear ad campaign featuring famous models and even an Olympic medalist. Another picture that comes to mind is a shot of model Kate Moss dressed in a blue delicate wedding gown while standing in a rice field in Vietnam. In the background of that shot you will see a line of palmtrees and in between the palmtrees and Kate Moss, there is an older Vietnamese gentleman with grey silver hair and a grey beard. He is wearing a pair of blue Vietnamese pajamas that match Kate Moss’ wedding gown perfectly. The legend is that Bruce Weber wanted an older gentleman in pajamas to pose with Kate Moss, but had no luck finding anyone. Just when Weber was about to loose the day light, the old man happen to walk by, already wearing a similar color of pajamas and Bruce asked him if he did not mind posing.

Bruce Weber Standing Tall

Standing Tall, Portraits of the Haitian Community in Miami, 2003 to 2010, by Bruce Weber.

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