J. Frederick Smith, a photographer and illustrator of the sensual, dies at 88.

J. Frederick Smith, a famous magazine illustrator turned commercial photographer, died on October 22, at the age of 88. I had heard his name but wasn’t really aware of his work until recently. But his career was fascinating, encompassing both illustration and photography.

J. Frederick Smith, a famous magazine illustrator turned commercial photographer, died on October 22, at the age of 88.
Today, Smith isn't a well known figure in photography; I had heard his name but wasn't really aware of his work until recently. But his career was fascinating, encompassing both illustration and photography.