David Bailey is a very famous photographer. To this day. Too bad I just found out who it is today. Namely, after watching the movie We`ll take Manhattan We will conquer Manhattan. 2012. Photographer from Britain who broke the stiff stereotypes about https://www.artlook.us/service/wedding-cinematography-nyc/. Made me respect my view of the world.
Born in 1938. At the age of 21, at the John French studio, young David Bailey takes his first steps as an assistant photographer. By May 1960, David Bailey went to work at John Cole’s Studio Five. This job helped the young photographer become a staff photographer for British Vogue magazine. Along with such British photographers as Terence Donovan (Terence Donovan) and Brian Duffy (Brian Duffy), David Bailey was at the forefront of the creation of English fashion photography in the 60s. These young photographers created a culture of fashion and British chic in photography. They moved in the fashion circles of England, among their friends and acquaintances there were leading actors and actresses, representatives of the fashion industry, and it was Terence Donovan, Brian Duffy and David Bailey who became the first British, really famous, photographers.
All eminent representatives of art and culture of the 60s, such as: Terence Stamp, The Beatles, Mick Jagger, Jean Shrimpton, PJ Proby, Cecil Beaton, Rudolf Nureyev, Andy Warhol, appeared in the lens of David Bailey.
The career growth of David Bailey in Vogue magazine was incredibly rapid. For several months he worked on the covers, and at the height of his productivity, he produced 800 pages of the magazine in one year.
By the mid-60s, David Bailey was working on commercials and producing documentaries. Worked on the covers of music albums.
The photographer’s style, which made a big impression in the 1960s, has hardly changed in more than forty years of his career: black and white photographs, minimalism, graphics, high contrast.
You can find even more information in the public domain, and be sure to watch a film about his formation. Then it will be much more interesting to look at his photos with model Jane Shrimpton.