Herb Schmitz (1938) came to London to work for the Dutch news agency KIPA. His assignments were to photograph celebrities, classical musicians, rock stars entertainers, artists and politicians. In addition he worked for many publications including Stern, Paris Match, the Telegraph, the Herald Tribune and Algemaine Dagblad. He has travelled worldwide for journalistic and commercial assignments.
Schmitz has been published in the Graphis Photographic Annuals and has several portraits in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London. The work presented at ‘Unseen’ is fashion and beauty with a twist from a particularly inspired period in the early seventies.