A couple of years ago I set out to see how close I could come to the look of George Hurrell's work using digital cameras and modern, studio monolights.
Hurrell was one of the top stills photographers for MGM studios during the late 30's and early 40's and produced hundreds of truly stunning images of the great stars and starlets of The Era.
I'd say that his high-contrast lighting has been the biggest influence on my style.
I imagine, due to the retro nature of DE razors, that many here share my enthusiasm for this era.
I hope you enjoy these. Unfortunately, Joan Crawford, Vivien Leigh and Lauren Bacall weren't available: