Peter Basch was one of the most successful photographers of stars and starlets in the 1950s. Conscientious has been advocating contemporary photography quite consistently. But - and here comes the part that most people don’t want to read - when it comes to this kind of photography it seems like in the 1950s photographers had more style and class. This might be partly due to the use of colour - it’s so much easier to produce a colour photo that will look dated in ten years than a black/white one! Isn’t that amazing?! More on Basch here (an interview in German) and here (German description of a book; if you scroll down to the very bottom there are plenty of cool thumbnails from the book to look at).