Jan 15, 2015 Look Back at Arthur Elgort's Most Stunning Fashion Photos. By Erica You also say that Christy Turlington is your favorite model. More or less .Jun 2, 2011 The photographer Arthur Elgort changed the way the common man relates to fashion. Instead of depicting models as perfect swans with their heads tilted just so, at Hunter College—Elgort travels light, always has a camera in hand, and He is driven by a love for dance and jazz, and in his photography .Amazon.com: Arthur Elgort's Models Manual (9780963923608): Arthur Elgort: Books.Arthur Elgort (born June 8, 1940) is an American fashion photographer best known for his work Arthur Elgort's models manual. Grand Street Press. c. 1993.Feb 5, 2015 Born and raised in the capital, Arthur Elgort started out studying to be a painter before realising "Beauty is the people I shoot," he explains, quite plainly. But it's not just models that represent beauty for Arthur. Sophie recently got married and, naturally, Arthur was on hand to document her special.