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Helmut Newton (born Helmut Neustädter; 31 October 1920 – 23 January 2004) was a German-Australian photographer. The New York Times described him as a “prolific, widely imitated fashion photographer whose provocative, erotically charged black-and-white photos were a mainstay of Vogue and other publications.”

niood lists the Most Famous and Powerful Images of Helmut Newton:

Yves Saint Laurent French Vogue Rue Aubriot Paris 1975 C Helmut Newton Estate
Elsa Peretti poses in a ‘Bunny’ costume by Halston, New York, 1975
Jerry Hall, right, and Lisa Taylor in Miami in 1974
Helmut Newton Elizabeth Taylor Vanity Fair Los Angeles 1989 HELMUT NEWTON ESTATE
Helmut Newton Fashion Yves Saint Laurent French Vogue Paris 1979 HELMUT NEWTON ESTATE
Helmut Newton Fashion Yves Saint Laurent Père Lachaise Paris 1977 HELMUT NEWTON ESTATE
This famous photo of Cindy Crawford with a Doberman Pinscher was taken by Helmut Newton in 2004, when Cindy was 38 years old. Cindy worked many times with Helmut during his career; famous in his own right, Newton was dubbed the King of Kink.
Helmut Newton | Claudia Schiffer | Vanity Fair, Menton, 1992 | © Helmut Newton Estate | Courtesy of Helmut Newton Foundation