These are some examples of Irving's pictures.
- "Penn worked for two summers for Harper's Bazaar magazine as an office boy and apprentice artist, sketching shoes. At this time he had no thought of becoming a photographer."
- "His first job on graduating in 1938 was art director of the Junior League magazine, later he worked in the same capacity for Saks Fifth Avenue department store. At the age of 25, he quit his job and used his small savings to go to Mexico, where he painted a full year before he convinced himself he would never be more than a mediocre painter.
Irving Penn early career, was in art museum. Until he got promoted to all the fashion photography and the portraits photography. Penn's later career was working in photography and he got noticed for his fashion and portraits.
here is one of his staffs and one of his very first photographs for portraits.
Penn became famous for his fashion in photography, he also got famous for the portraits he'd take. Irving won the award off "Hasselblad Award" this award means a "photographer being recognized for major achievements.
This is some more of his photographic work. Some of his recent from like 2012, and some of his older once from 1993.