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Famous Fashion Photographer Peter Gowland Dies at 93

Peter with Rollei Marine camera. Famous fashion photographer Peter Gowland dies at 93.

LOS ANGELES (AP).- Peter
Gowland, an innovative fashion photographer who invented elite cameras
and
equipment that he used to shoot pinups and magazine covers for six
decades, has
died. He was 93. Gowland’s business partner and wife of 68 years, Alice,
told
the Los Angeles Times in a Sunday story that Gowland died March 17 at
his Los
Angeles home of complications from hip surgery. He was 93. Gowland shot
more
than 1,000 magazine covers, mostly glamour shots of female models but
also
portraits of celebrities like Rock Hudson and Robert Wagner. His covers
included
Rolling Stone, Playboy, See and Modern Photography.