Hollywood director/photographer Steve Carver on a cowboy-themed portrait shoot

Steve Carver
The late Horst Buchholz or, as he was known, ‘the German James Dean’. (Image credit: Steve Carver)

Western Portraits of Great Character Actors: The Unsung Heroes & Villains of the Silver Screen provides readers with a collection of stylized portraits that capture the allure and mystique of the Old West, complete with authentic costuming, weaponry and settings. 

A total of 83 character actors and actresses were shot for the project, some of Hollywood’s most enduring, enigmatic and beloved personalities, including popular, recognizable actors like Karl Malden, David Carradine, R. G. Armstrong, L. Q. Jones and Denver Pyle. These portraits were shot between 1996 and 2017.

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Adam has been the editor of N-Photo: The Nikon Magazine for almost 12 years, and as such is one of Digital Camera World's leading experts when it comes to all things Nikon-related. 

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