Masayoshi Sukita is a Japanese photographer who took the photo for David Bowie’s 1977 album ‘Heroes’. There were several photos that were considered for the album. Let’s take a look at some of them.
Masayoshi Sukita first met David Bowie in 1972. Sukita’s first photos of David Bowie were taken in the Rainbow Theatre in London. Since then, they have collaborated in many projects. To this day, Sukita still remains one of Bowie’s favourite photographers. Sukita captured Bowie in action during the musician’s first visit to Japan in 1973 and his vacation in Kyoto in 1979.
Probably one of the most popular collaborations between the two is for Bowie’s 1977 album entitled Heroes. The photo above is the final album cover that they used. During the shoot, Bowie provided different expressions that Sukita captured on film. The outtakes for the photo session shows Bowie in a different light compared to the one that they used for the cover.
Here are some outtakes from the Heroes album shoot:
Sukita and Bowie have been friends for 40 years and the photographer has literally thousands of photos of Bowie – most of which are previously unseen by the public. The photos can be seen in a limited publication entitled Speed of Light. Only 2,000 copies will be produced and these will be signed by both Sukita and Bowie. You can read more about the publication on the publisher's website.
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Hundreds of thousands of photographs have been shared in the community for the past twelve months and we cannot help but commend those that really stood out and captured everyone's attention. Let's take a look back at this great year through this selection of landscapes and portraits that make up the most popular photos of 2014.
The name Michael McNelis might not ring a bell, but his photograph taken by one of the leading sociological photographers of the 20th century is a sobering look at the lamentable conditions that working children faced several decades ago.
Get the perfect self-portraits or group photos with your friends with this instant camera! This camera allows you to be picture ready with its mirror next to the lens and gives you an idea where is best to smile!
At the end of October last year, René Burri, a great master of photography of the last century, passed away. As a tribute to him, I would like to show you some photos that I took last month at EXPO 2015 in Milan, which was inspired by his series featuring the world's fairs held in Osaka, Okinawa, and Montreal. Take a look!
Chris Pollard is a fashion photographer who, despite his exposure to the fast-paced world of runways and fashion, still has a passion for film photography. He expressed a keen interest in testing the New Petzval Lens, and we were more than glad to let him try it for himself. He shares photos ad answers a few questions in this exclusive feature.
Some months ago the wonderful city of Matera, chosen as the European Capital of Culture 2019, hosted an exhibit featuring the works of an important Italian social photographer: Pepi Merisio, who had also donated all photos shown to the local public library. To pay homage to this great artist, I have selected a series of photos that I took in this place last summer. Take a look!
Leslie Lindell is a Californian photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She shoots photos of regular people doing regular things, capturing life and lifestyle. A cookbook which contains photographs that she took won the 2014 IACP Cookbook of the Year award. That same year, Lindell attended the 51st Shoshone Bannock Powwow Festival at the Fort Hall Reservation just outside of Pocatello, Idaho and shot some colorful pictures with the Petzval Lens.
Of course, Italy makes a great destination for taking photos. But what if there was a place where you could find stunning motifs, impressive colors, and the ideal mixture of nature and arts all at once? What if I told you that there is a place like that: a garden full of art in the middle of nowhere?
This article is dedicated to the multifaceted American photographer George Krause and to his series depicting funeral monuments realized between 1962 and 1963. I was able to know about this series thanks to an important essay on photography written by former Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Director of Photography, John Szarkowski. For this tribute, I loaded my trusty Praktica camera with a roll of Ilford film and took a series of photos in the Monumental Cemetery in my city, Como. Take a look!