photographer Douglas Kirkland was born in
Through the years, Douglas Kirkland has worked on the sets of over one hundred motion pictures. Among them, “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”, “2001 A Space Odyssey”, “Out of Africa”, “Titanic” “Moulin Rouge” and “Australia”, Baz Luhrmann’s epic starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman.
Books published on his work include “Light Years”, “Icons”, “Legends”, “Body Stories”, “An Evening With Marilyn”; the best-selling “James Cameron’s Titanic”; “Freeze Frame”, a decade by decade look behind the scenes from 50 years photographing the entertainment industry; “Coco Chanel, Three Weeks”, and “Michael Jackson - the Making of Thriller”.
Kirkland’s fine arts photography has been exhibited all over the world. His
exhibition, Freeze Frame is now in
the permanent collection of
September of 2008,
of the awards he has received include a “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the
American S.O.C.; Photographer of the Year from the PMA; a Lucie Award for
Outstanding Achievement in Entertainment Photography from the IPA in 2003; The
Golden Eye of Russia in April, 2006; and a Life Time Achievement Award from
CAPIC in his native Toronto, Canada in May 2006. In October 2007,