Early Beatles Photos by Norman Parkinson

Early Beatles Photos by Norman Parkinson

Norman Parkinson was invited to photograph the Beatles by Jeremy Banks, an associate editor at Queen magazine, the principal outlet for Parkinson’s fashion photography after he had jumped ship from Vogue in 1959. Parkinson’s carte blanche to photograph the Beatles at work over several hours in the studio was unprecedented, and only a select few photographers would ever again enjoy such extraordinary access to the band in Abbey Road. The week was a typically busy…

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Magic Moments Marking 170 Years of British Photography

Magic Moments Marking 170 Years of British Photography

Covering the dawn of photography in the 19th Century and moving into the 20th Century, a new exhibition called Britain in Focus charts how photographers have documented and interpreted the UK. The images span the genres of documentary, landscape and art and were taken by a mixture of professional and amateur photographers. From black and white to colour, and back again, here is a select history of British photography. Polymath William Henry Fox Talbot began…

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Tom Hoops – a Photographer of People, Good, Bad, Beautiful and Ugly

Tom Hoops – a Photographer of People, Good, Bad, Beautiful and Ugly

Tom Hoops is a self taught photographer specializing in portraiture and fashion. He shoots both digital and film and splits his time between London and Bangkok. Former smoker, lover of black and white. Photographer of people, good, bad, beautiful and ugly.  Tom is well known for his striking emotive work and has been featured and published in many international magazines and publications. Schön magazine, Var magazine, Lavazza, Vogue, Reader’s Digest, Tocco Toscano, Porter magazine, Hunger…

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London Faces, Emotions and Tattoos in Max Gor’s Street Photography

London Faces, Emotions and Tattoos in Max Gor’s Street Photography

I am Max and I am not a professional photographer who makes living out out of it – photography for me is a passion, it is something that I really love and I can not image myself without it. I am so glad ending up living in London which is fantastic city for street photography and meeting extraordinary people. Max Gor has been a Londoner for the past 15 years, but it was only a couple…

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