Fine art and fashion photographer Tierney Gearon was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1963. She studied ballet, and was discovered by a modeling agency while training in Utah. During her time modeling in Europe, Gearon became interested in photography and took snapshots of her fellow models.
Thomas Ruff (born 1958 in Zell am Harmersbach) is an internationally renowned German photographer who lives and works in Dusseldorf.
Thomas Ruff studied photography from 1977 to 1985 with Bernd and Hilla Becher at the Kunstakademie Dusseldorf (Dusseldorf Art Academy). Ruff names Walker Evans, Euge