Even when I asked her if I could pour water over her head. She said yes and then my assistant was duly instructed to stand on a tall ladder and sprinkle water over her.
Tag: British Vogue
British Vogue – The American Issue Part 3 (1973)
Warhol was a man of few words and wielded an antique polaroid camera and insistently took polaroids which he then dropped on the floor, without looking at them. I said ‘Are you going to open the polaroids Andy? He said, ‘No, I like them to cook because the colour becomes more intense.’
Sci-Fi Mystery – Hyde Park – British Vogue 1970
I always like casting shadows in my pictures and not just casting light, which is something that I don’t think people think about closely enough. There is always the moment of the big reveal that has the most incredible power and dynamism.
Marina Schiano – Divine Diamond Earache (British Vogue London 1970s)
Sometimes we’re too eager to press the shutter and take the picture straight away without realising that it is a silent image. Its voice speaks through the final photograph.
The Legendary Jean Shrimpton (1971)
I could never recall seeing pictures of her laughing so I was hoping that it would be a fun shoot and it turned out to be great.
The Vogue Shrimp Girl of Deauville (1970)
The wonderful and gifted British Vogue editor Grace Coddington myself, model Anne Schaufuss (my then love and muse) and Willie Christie (my erstwhile assistant) set off early one morning in my custom red Gordon Keeble sports car (with a Chevy engine) for Deauville.
Double & Triple Exploraity – In Camera, Real Time & Pre Digital (1972)
My assistants placed the improvised cross on my shoulders and helped me down from the top studio down to Beatrice Millers office, where she was conducting a meeting with a dignitary from the National Portrait gallery. Spurred on by tequila I burst into the office, one foot in the bucket of pink yoghurt, which splashed across the newly carpeted floor;
Arrowsmith Face The Make Up – #1 – Gil, Lutens, Clavet & Sharah
The assistant came back out and said in a shocked tone “He’s sticking them on Roys face!” I said “Really, not pinning them into his skin surely”. He said “I don’t know”
Vogue Model & Singer Bebe Buell went from Arrowsmith to Aerosmith to Rock Goddess!
I first met the legendary model, singer and phenomenon Bebe Buell in the early 70s when she was still with her … More
The Shy Vogue Cover Girl & My “Exotic” US Disappointment
I got a call from the secretary of the legendary British Vogue editor Beatrice Miller ” Can you come in … More