Celebrity Archive

A Kind of Magic: Freddie Mercury’s 70th

A Kind of Magic – exhibition of iconic photographs documenting moments in the life of Freddie Mercury shot by close friend Richard Young Exhibition showing at the Richard Young Gallery, London, until November 5 2016. The footage above contains scenes from the making of the last video in which Freddie Mercury appeared before his death […]

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Herb Ritts : The Rock Portraits

Herb Ritts : The Rock Portraits exhibit opened at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 3 2015. The exhibit, which runs right through 2015, features 30 previously unseen photographs and much more, including contact sheets with Ritts’ red-pencil markings. The late photographer shot some of the biggest names in […]

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Chris Stein – Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk

More than 40 years ago a young photographer in New York called Chris Stein met Debbie Harry and together formed the iconic band Blondie. Stein recently published this photo book featuring what had been mostly unpublished photos of Debbie Harry along with various personalities from the 1970s and 1980s New York rock scene including Andy […]

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R.I.P. Leonard Nimoy – Secret Selves Photographer

Leonard Nimoy – best known as the pop culture icon ‘Spock’ from the TV series and movie Star Trek – passed away on 27th February 2015 aged 83 Nimoy also had a hidden talent: photography. In 2010, he unveiled an exhibition of photo portraits called Secret Selves at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Massachusetts. […]

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Photographer Mark Seliger Talk At PhotoWeekDC

Mark Seliger talk during FotoWeekDC at the annual lecture of the American Society of Media Photographers D.C. in November 2014 Seliger was chief photographer at Rolling Stone from 1992 to 2002, where he shot over 125 covers for the magazine. He also shot covers for other major magazines including Vanity Fair. He has photographed numerous […]

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