1939 - 2006
Peter Borsari was an immensely successful Swiss born international photographer whose talent for photographing celebrities in intimate environments earned him a reputation as one of Hollywood's greatest photographers. His work consists of over 14,000 names with every notable celebrity for the last 40 years represented.
Borsari's photographs have appeared in almost every issue of PEOPLE Magazine from it's inception in 1974 to the late 90's, including many of the magazine's prominent covers. His images have been used by Vanity Fair, US Magazine, E! Entertainment, National Inquirer, MTV, and hundreds of other notable sources. He was the exclusive photographer for Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion events and worked for many of Hollywood's major motion picture studios including 20th Century Fox, Columbia, Orion, Paramount, Tristar, and Warner Brothers.
Peter's unique relationship with the many celebrities he photographed made him a go to photographer for celebrity events, weddings and parties. He was a trusted source among Hollywood's elite which gained him private access to their lives and unique opportunites to capture private moments.
The Borsari archive consists of over 2 million images of celebrities, prominent politicians, athletes, entertainment events, sports and exotic destinations most of which are currently available for licensing.
Former People Photo Editor M.C. Marden
Stunning Celebrity Images
©Peter C. Borsari - Images may not be used without permission
Katherine Bang, Photo Research Editor for Vanity Fair
Borsari Images Archive Services
Browse the more than 750,000 historical images digitized to date, license content, buy legacy prints, order custom gallery prints, research people and events. The digitization of the archive is an extensive ongoing process with new content added weekly.
This is a “beta” site. We will continue to make changes and add features. We invite you to visit the archive and share your feedback with us. Your feedback will help us ensure our website is worthy of the historic and artistic images it will share with the world.
Peter C. Borsari
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