Bert Stern was a talented fashion photographer who photographed some of the famous personalities such as Twiggy, Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, and Marilyn Monroe. Stern redefined commercial photography; his photographs captured emotions, fascination, and personality. He left school at the age of 16 to pursue his passion, and he learned photography from the company of a generation of most significant photographers of all time. Stern began his career in 1949 as a photographer of Look Magazine and, after two years, left his position and became art director at Mayfair Magazine.
He worked for several companies and magazines, including Vogue Mag, Esquire, Glamour, and created advertisement for international brands such as Pepsi-Cola. Stern used conceptual art in the advertising industry. Stern was also a massive drug addict, his heavy use of amphetamines led to the end of his marriage to ballerina Allegra Kent. He died on June 26, 2013, at the age of 83, in Manhattan, New York City.