Fred HerzogBorn Ulrich Herzog in Bad Friedrichshall by Stuttgart on September 21, 1930, he emigrated to Canada in 1952 after the early death of his parent, living first in Toronto and Montreal, then Vancouver as of 1953. He worked there as a medical photographer in a hospital, till moving to the University of British Columbia in 1961, where he set up a Medical Technology Photographic Documentation department. His first Leica was an M3, which he purchased in 1957; later on he also acquired a Nikon F. The diversity of his colour photography was only discovered in later years, but was then widely published and exhibited. Herzog died in Vancouver on September 9, 2019.
Fred Herzog: Modern Color (with text by David Campany, Hans-Michael Koetzle and Jeff Wall), 320 pages, 264 colour and black and white images, Hatje Cantz 2017
LFI presented a comprehensive portfolio of Fred Herzog in its 5/2017 issue.