AUSTRALIA’S biggest fashion photographer, John Loepper, has been named the “Most Creative Photographer” in the country for the first time in the history of the award.
John Loeppers photo has been chosen as one of the 10 best images in the world by the Associated Press.
Mr Loepp’s portfolio has included some of the most iconic photographs in fashion, including his famous image of Marilyn Monroe’s iconic headdress, and a series of iconic images of Marilyn and Elvis Presley.
Mr and Mrs Loeppel have been awarded the AP’s Most Creative Photographer award for the 10 years ending March 2019.
“I have a great passion for the art of photography,” Mr Loepps said in a statement.
“My family is based in Australia and I love it here, so I’m so proud to have been nominated for this award.”
The award, named after a popular cartoon character named after Mr Loes, was established in 1992 by AP photographers.
The awards ceremony took place at the Sydney Opera House on Thursday night.AP journalists who won the prestigious AP Photographer of the Year award included:Dylan Brown, Michael Caley, Dan Brown, Andrew Jackson, and Michael Bowers.AP photographer of the year: Dylann Brown, left, and Andrew Jackson.AP’s Getty Images Award: Getty Images, right.AAP photographer: Dan Brown.