- Baron Wolman
- Benny Gool
- Charles Moriarty
- Christie Goodwin
- Diane Patrice
- Douglas Kirkland
- Ed Caraeff
- Eva Sereny
- Gary Bernstein
- George Rodger
- Gerald Fearnley
- Gered Mankowitz
- Greg Brennan
- James Fortune
- John Swannell
- Justin de Villeneuve
- Kevin Cummins
- Lawrence Fried
- Michael Brennan
- Michael Grecco
- Michael Ward
- Milton H. Greene
- Norman Parkinson
- Norman Seeff
- Robin Platzer
- Ted Williams
- Terence Donovan
- Terry O’Neill
Baron Wolman is ranked among the 20th Century’s elite and most collectible photographers. As the first photographer of Rolling Stone Magazine he was granted unique access to rock ’n’ roll’s most eponymous and notorious emerging icons, from Bob Dylan to Jimi Hendrix.
His reputation with a camera and an eye for talent and a story, gave him a ticket to ride the tour buses from Haight Ashbury to Woodstock. His cover stories launched legends and gave him the keys to the dressing rooms and homes of rock ’n’ roll’s biggest stars.
Benny Gool is a South African photojournalist who was privileged to chronicle the life of Nelson Mandela – in public and private – over three momentous decades. His archive contains tens of thousands of images that combine to narrate the uniquely inspirational story of one of history’s most respected and compelling icons.
Gool’s life work is a time capsule that reflects a defining era in world history and will echo on its pages for centuries to come. It documents not only one man’s walk to freedom but also that of a nation.
Charles Moriarty is from Dublin, but moved to London at the age of 18. In 2003, he started working as a stills photographer in the music industry and on the London social scene. He has worked with Amy Winehouse, Hercules and Love affair, the TATE, BFC, USB, VICE, DIESEL, Damon Albarn, 1814 magazine, Flaunt magazine, High Snobiety, METRO and many more.
Today Christie is in high demand as a tour and portrait photographer. She has worked for Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, One Direction, Rod Stewart, Paul McCartney, Camila Cabello and other top recording artists. Christie’s work appears on CD’s and DVD’s, tour merchandise, in international publications, books and exhibitions.
After winning the London Photographic Association’s Gold Award for fashion in 2007, Diane Patrice turned a passion for music and her talent for portraits into a career. She has shot global artists such as Rihanna and Amy Winehouse, and had pioneering cross-cultural exhibitions at both the British Museum and the Museum of Bamako in Mali.
Douglas Kirkland has been at the cutting edge of fashion, photojournalism and portraiture, working for the world’s most reputable magazines, for more than 50 years.
As a young photographer in 1961 he was assigned to shoot Marilyn Monroe and during several hours in a closed studio one night, captured a stunning portfolio of alluring and intimate images that survive to this day as a testament to her beauty and vulnerability.
Ed Caraeff is a photographer and art director. He has worked with, photographed, designed or art directed hundreds of album covers.
His photography archive includes Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Iggy Pop and The Stooges, Elton John, Carly Simon, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Tom Waits, Tim Buckley, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan and Marvin Gaye.
Eva Sereny’s work has appeared in and on the covers of major magazines such as The Sunday Times Magazine, Observer Magazine, Vogue, Elle, Paris Match, Harpers Bazaar, Time and Newsweek.
Her archive includes seminal shots of outstanding international celebrities, including Paul Newman, Romy Schneider, Marlon Brando, Raquel Welch, Audrey Hepburn, Clint Eastwood, Luciano Pavarotti, Anthony Quinn, Donald Sutherland, Michelle Pfeiffer, Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman and many more.
Gary Bernstein has photographed more than 200 international celebrities and created images for the largest corporate entities in the world. His clients range from Elizabeth Taylor and Rock Hudson to Presidential families and Jay Leno; from American Express and Cartier to Revlon.
George Rodger was a pioneering photographer who garnered world-wide recognition for his work and co-founded the Magnum agency with his friends Robert Capa and Henri Cartier-Brest. He had taught himself photography and after working for The Listener magazine, his photographs of the Blitz during World War Two brought him to the attention of Life magazine, where he was given a job as a war correspondent.
Gerald Fearnley (born 1932) was a professional photographer in Surrey, England and the elder brother of Derek “Dek” Fearnley, the bass player in David Bowie’s 1966-67 backing group The Buzz. During that time, Bowie became friends with the Fearnley family and the band often rehearsed at their home and in Gerald’s studio.
Gerald Fearnley was asked to shoot the images for Bowie’s debut album and this photo session took place in Fearnley’s studio in a basement beneath a church in Bryanston Street near Marble Arch in London where David and Dek rehearsed.
Gered Mankowitz was born in London in 1946, the first son of the author and screen writer Wolf Mankowitz and the psychotherapist Ann Mankowitz.
He left school devoid of any academic qualifications aged 15 and served a short but intensive apprenticeship at Camera Press Ltd., having been inspired to pursue photography by the actor Peter Sellers.
Greg Brennan is one of Britain’s longest standing press photographers who has captured some of the biggest news moments of the last 25 years. His hidden passion, however, is capturing the world’s rebels, rabble-rousers and world shakers at their most candid in black and white portraiture. Big hitters who have personally asked for copies of his photographs range from Michael Jackson to Bill Clinton and the Royal family. A copy of his portrait of HM The Queen is held by the Royal Photographic Collection for posterity at the request of Her Majesty. Brennan‘s photographic archive includes portraits of musicians – from the Rolling Stones to Amy Winehouse, actors – from Jack Nicholson to Johnny Depp, royalty – from many countries and world leaders from Nelson Mandela to The Pope – he has captured them all.
Beginning in his college days in the late ’60s, Fortune spent more than a decade photographing rock’n’roll icons such as Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, Robert Plant, Jim Morrison, Elton John and countless others. His catalog of over 15,000 images from the tumultuous ’60s and ’70s contains shots of everything from hippie riots in Hollywood to Gene Simmons and Cher sharing an e’clair.
John Swannell was born in 1946. After leaving school at 16, he worked first as an assistant at Vogue Studios and then assisted David Bailey for four years before setting up his own studio.
He spent the next ten years traveling and working for magazines such as Vogue, Harpers & Queen, the Sunday Times Magazine and Tatler. During this time he developed his distinctive, individual style in both fashion and beauty photography.
Justin de Villeneuve is a photographer, producer and entrepreneur who was a major influence on the fashion and culture in the Swinging 60s. De Villeneuve is mostly known as Twiggy’s manager and partner. He also managed rock’n’roll artists like Tim Hardin, Jackie Lomax (for the Beatles label Apple) Jack Bruce who had recently left Cream when Justin helped him form the Jack Bruce Band.
Justin was also an associate producer of ’The Boyfriend’ directed by Ken Russell. As a photographer Justin photographed many icons of the 60’s and 70’s. Nowadays Justin photographs birds of the ornithological kind.
Manchester-born Kevin Cummins has an international reputation as one of the world’s leading photographers and is famed for his iconic portraits of musicians including Joy Division, David Bowie, Nick Cave, Mick Jagger, Patti Smith and Oasis. In 1977, his photo of the Buzzcocks landed on the cover of the NME, launching a near 25 year affiliation with the magazine, including more than 10 years as chief photographer.
Lawrence Fried (1926-1983), was an award-winning photojournalist who covered political, social, and artistic events of his time for top publications such as Look, Life, The New York Times, The Saturday Evening Post, Vogue, and Parade Magazine. Throughout the 1950’s and 1960’s, he was the most successful photographer at legendary New York Photo Agency, PIX, Inc., and by the early 1970’s, he had distinction of having photographed the most Newsweek covers in the history of the magazine.
Award-winning photographer Michael Brennan’s work covers a wide range of historical events, celebrity portraits, candid’s and world famous athletes. After winning the British News Picture of the Year for his coverage of the death of Donald Campbell in 1967, which was featured in Life magazine, he went on to work for several newspapers and covered important news events as well as capturing images of notable names. He was awarded British Photographer of the Year in 1969. His archive includes images of Led Zeppelin, Freddie Mercury, Mick Jagger, President Jimmy Carter, Princess Diana, John Lennon, and sport legends George Best, Pele, George Foreman, Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali.
Michael Grecco is an award-winning internationally renowned director and photographer of celebrity portraits, advertising and editorial commissions, private collections and fine art.
One of the most respected and sought after visual storytellers in the world, his conceptual vision and signature dramatic lighting create distinctive images that are evocative, sophisticated and comedic. Grecco has been shooting iconic portraits of the most recognized celebrities, boxers, rappers, scientists, and business leaders, such as Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Will Ferrell and Penelope Cruz.
Michael Ward (1929-2011) photographic archive includes portraits of musicians, visual artists and actors, including Julie Christie, Pattie Boyd, Marianne Faithfull, Gary Cooper, Hugh Grant, David Hockney and Pauline Boty. He captured early images of The Beatles performing at The Cavern Club in 1963 followed by a series of photographs of another new band, The Rolling Stones, a year after.
For over four decades, Milton H. Greene made his mark as one of the most celebrated photographers in the world. Born in New York in 1922, Greene began taking pictures at the early age of 14. By age twenty-three, he was referred to as “Color Photography’s Wonder Boy.”
Greene’s most noted work is with Marilyn Monroe. They first met in 1953 on assignment for Look Magazine. In 1956, they formed Marilyn Monroe Productions together, which produced “Bus Stop” and “The Prince and the Showgirl.” By the end of their 4 year relationship, he had photographed her in 50 different sittings producing over 5,000 images, some of which have never been published.
Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) was the Twentieth Century’s most celebrated fashion photographer. He pioneered epic storytelling in his images, taking portrait and fashion photography beyond the stiff formality of his predecessors and injecting an easy and casual elegance into the art. His photographs created the age of the supermodel and made him the photographer of choice for celebrities, artists, Presidents and Prime Ministers. He was a permanent fixture at historic moments photographing the British Royal Family, in private and public, as well as leading figures from the worlds of film, theatre, and music. Subjects include Audrey Hepburn, The Beatles, Twiggy, Grace Coddington, David Bowie, Iman, Jerry Hall and countless others.
A celebration of creativity spontaneity and raw energy, Seeff’s sessions were emotionally engaging experiences that resulted in many iconic images that would grace magazines and albums covers, contributing the visual lexicon of the era.
In the years since she first began her work, she has been prominently featured in the pages of People, Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and used in many broadcasts and biographical programs including those shown on E!, Bravo, and VH1. She herself has been profiled in many of the magazines that carried her photographs, including People and New York Magazine. She resides in New York City and still finds the streets of Manhattan to be a valuable source of inspiration.
Ted Williams (1925-2009) first heard jazz on the radio as a youngster in the 1930s in Wichita, Kansas.
The sounds of Earl Hines, Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway broadcast from Chicago’s legendary Grand Terrace Ballroom inspired him and in the late 1940s, Williams merged his love of music and photography and moved to Chicago where he captured unguarded photographic studies of some of the era’s greatest jazz musicians.
Terence Donovan (1936-1996) was a noted photographer and film director, known for his iconic fashion photography and for documenting ‘Swinging London’ in the 1960s. Working for numerous magazines, including Vogue, Nova, Elle and Harper’s Bazaar, Donovan created some of the most well-known and iconic images over the course of his four-decade career.
Terry O’Neill is one of the world’s most collected photographers with work hanging in national art galleries and private collections worldwide. From presidents to pop stars he has photographed the front line of fame for over six decades.
O’Neill began his career at the birth of the 1960s. While other photographers concentrated on earthquakes, wars and politics, O’Neill realised that youth culture was a breaking news story on a global scale and began chronicling the emerging faces of film, fashion and music who would go on to define the Swinging Sixties.