David Bailey

David Bailey (born 1938) is one of the greatest living portrait photographers. Although his life’s work is varied, he has become synonymous with London during the 1960s. He was a photographer who was as famous as his subjects. As well as with a voracious appetite for work. Also parties and his female sitters. He became the principal inspiration for the photographer lead in Michelangelo Antonioni’s film, Blow-Up (1966). He and his friends, Terence Donovan and Brian Duffy, were together dubbed the “Black Trinity” by elder rival Norman Parkinson. They represented the new, young, working-class face of fashion photography.