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
“…the PR for promoter Don King, stopped by and whispered in my ear, “Brennan, remember you are at the center of the world tonight!” His words are strangely prophetic even after twenty years since the event.Read the full article
In partnership with ACC Editions, Iconic Images has created a book that celebrates the live performances that defined a generation. Photographers, including the world-famous Terry O’Neill, Michael Brennan and Baron Wolman have opened up their archives to present Led Zeppelin: Live.Read the full article
Two photographers from the Iconic Images Archive had the privilege of capturing the legend, Terry O’Neill and Michael Brennan.Read the full article