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.
His work has been featured in newspapers and magazines world-wide, including Sports Illustrated, Life, Rolling Stone, Stern, The New York Times, The Sunday Times, The Observer, and the Times of London.
One of his most iconic portraits of Muhammad Ali is in the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
Michael Brennan Iconic News
“He traced his right index finger over the sweat beads in the photograph and mumbled “all them years, all them years of hard work.”Read the full article
Discover more from the Iconic Images archive.Read the full article
In BOXERS AND ROCKERS, the first European solo exhibition by Michael Brennan, the award-winning photographer showcases a mix of powerful images from the two worlds he knows best: boxing and rock-and-roll.Read the full article
The ever affable Rod was welcoming and easy going and his affection for Britt was on full display. In between the many takes for the video, myself and the late writer Neal Travis talked at length with the pair and they gladly posed for pictures.Read the full article