Norman Parkinson

Norman Parkinson Photography5”I like to make people look good as they’d like to look and with luck, a shade better” Norman Parkinson

Norman Parkinson Photography3The famous British photographer Norman Parkinson, started his career in 1931 and it wasn’t long after that that Vogue approached him to shoot well known models for their cover. Parkinson worked for Vogue for 15 years (1945-1960), he then decided to photograph for himself and capture moments in women’s daily life.

His work was famous for its liveliness, spontaneity and humor, and for his creative use of outdoor locations. His photographs of celebrities, artists, actors and the British Royal Family are known throughout the world and have become icons of twentieth century style.

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