Daniela Federici “8 1/2”
8 ½ is the first book devoted to the work of fashion and celebrity photographer Daniela Federici. The title refers to Federiciâ’s eight and a half years in the United States, and pays homage to Fellini’s film 8 ½, and reflects her love of the Italian cinema of the 1950s More…and 60’s an influence that is evident in her earliest work. \nIn her early twenties, Federici encountered overnight success as a professional photographer: one of her first high-profile comissions was the famous Guess campaign starring Anna Nicole Smith. Federici soon became established as a photographer in the worlds of fashion, music and celebrity. \n\nA lavish ode to nearly a decade of fashion and celebrity, 8 ½ features brilliant portraits of famous faces of the 1990s and into the beginning of the new millenniumâmodels, artists, actors and musicians including Heidi Klum, Prince, Cindy Crawford, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Antonio Banderas, Sharon Stone and many others. 8 ½ spans the years and range of Federiciâs styles, showcasing not only her celebrity portraits, but also the cinematically composed high-glamour fashion photography for which she is in constant demand.