Looking For Light: Jane Bown

There’s a nice review today on a documentary film, Looking for Light, about photographer, Jane Bown, by Hayley Ellis Jones at the-f-word: Inconspicuous presence behind the camera. The promotional clip for the film from Youtube is below and there is a lot more about her to be found on The Guardian website: see Jane Bown in their […]


Dior: The Legendary Images

I have just pre-ordered, release date 3 June 2014, what looks to be a stunning book full of brilliant fashion photography: Dior: The Legendary Images: Great Photographers and Dior.  The publisher, Rizzoli, says: About This Book Reaching beyond the intimate setting of the fashion show, the photographer paints a portrait of haute couture that takes […]


Bailey’s Stardust, NPG

I’m hoping to go along to the Bailey’s Stardust exhibition opening this week at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG). As a young teen, I remember yearning to look like Marie Helvin and when I saw her – whilst working in Harrods – she was jaw-droopingly stunning.  People actually stood aside to watch her pass … so […]