Dixie Evans

R.I.P. Dixie Evans: Burlesque Legend

I first saw Dixie Evans when CNN interviewed the woman known as the ‘Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque’ and immediately thought how much fun it would be to photograph her. As Dixie spun her tales, I knew it was exactly the sort of shoot I dreamed of landing. In life, you can either sit back and […]

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American Photo Salutes Burlesque Photography

What day would be complete without another post about Burlesque photography? American Photo has become the latest magazine to profile my photographs of burlesque with a fantastic article “The New Burlesque” by Franklin Melendez in their July/August 2010 issue. The article features my burlesque portrait photography from 1993 photos of burlesque legends Dixie Evans and

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Burlesque Legends Dixie Evans and Dee Milo

Burlesque Daily Interview

Burlesque Daily Interview of Photographer Brian Smith by Jo “Boobs” Weldon, Founder and Headmistress of the New York School of Burlesque. Q. How did you become interested in photographing burlesque and what was the first burlesque photo you took? After a decade of shooting Olympics, Superbowls, NBA FInals and conflict in Haiti, I was transitioning

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