He moved to New York in 1985, where he stayed for 10 years. Initially a lifestyle and outdoor photographer, he slowly moved to more stylised fashion shoots, and went on to work with Sarah Murdoch, Emma Balfour, Danielle Pestova, Yasmin Gahuri, Claudia Schiffer, Helena Christensen, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Eric Bana, Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Janet Jackson and Katie Holmes.
Bailey started shooting for Vogue Australia at the age of 21, and remained a part of the Vogue team for the rest of his career. His last job was to shoot Jimmy Barnes in a hotel room for the singer’s forthcoming album.
His campaign jobs included Gap, Victoria’s Secret, Bonds, Corona, Anne Klein, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Anne Taylor, Nautica, Covergirl and L’Oreal, and his magazine clients included GQ, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Glamour and Grazia.
On June 15th, he died at the age of 52, after Cancer Battle.
His Works with Miranda
- Official Website
- Pawle, R. (2010, June 16th). Top fashion photographer Richard Bailey dies after cancer battle. The Australian. Retrieved From: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/executive-living/fashion/top-fashion-photographer-richard-bailey-dies-after-cancer-battle/story-e6frg8k6-1225880425019