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Adolf Morath

In the 1960's I had left college and worked part time as an assistant to Adolf Morath photographing industrial subjects. Mainly running around and changing the flash bulbs in the multi fash heads he had specially designed for him. He sometimes used the Bowens heads but prefered the ones he had designed himself.I remeber him taking portaits with these lighte and being amazed that he could aim the lights so accuratley. (with no modelling lights).For his industrial work he set up two 5"x4" cameras…See More
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Adolf Morath

In the 1960's I had left college and worked part time as an assistant to Adolf Morath photographing industrial subjects. Mainly running around and changing the flash bulbs in the multi fash heads he had specially designed for him. He sometimes used the Bowens heads but prefered the ones he had designed himself.

I remeber him taking portaits with these lighte and being amazed that he could aim the lights so accuratley. (with no modelling lights).

For his industrial work he set…

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At 15:49 on June 30, 2020, Laura Hindelang said…

Dear Gilly,
Thank you for your message! Yes, Morath's Kuwait episodes interest me most and it has been really difficult to find information on this period of his life. Thank you for the contact, I will see if Michael Brown has an idea.

I also came across the name of Charlotte Marx and that she might have been an assistant of Morath. Would you remember in which years Charlotte was working for him? When did you start (and stop) working for Morath?

All the best,
Laura

 
 
 

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