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David Bailey

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People want security in this insecure world.


— David Bailey


#people #security #want #world

Rockers are the nicest people to photograph. They have no inhibitions.


— David Bailey


#nicest #nicest people #people #photograph #rockers

When I die I want to go to Vogue.


— David Bailey


#go #i #vogue #want

I never cared for fashion much, amusing little seams and witty little pleats: it was the girls I liked.


— David Bailey


#cared #fashion #i #liked #little

Actors are hard to photograph because they never want to reveal who they are. You don't know if you're getting a character from a Chekhov play or a Polanski film. It depends what mood they're in.


— David Bailey


#character #chekhov #depends #film #getting

All I could do at school was paint and draw and that was the only time I ever passed any exam. It was the only thing I ever got right at school.


— David Bailey


#could #draw #ever #exam #got

All my ex-girlfriends or wives are all kind of great friends and I've never understood somebody who can live with somebody for five or six years and then not like them.


— David Bailey


#friends #great #i #kind #like

Anybody can be a great photographer if they zoom in enough on what they love.


— David Bailey


#enough #great #love #photographer

Being dyslexic, I was told that I was an idiot all the time.


— David Bailey


#dyslexic #i #idiot #time #told

A positive attitude can really make dreams come true - it did for me.


— David Bailey


#come #did #dreams #make #me






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In 1972 rock musician Alice Cooper was photographed by Bailey for Vogue magazine almost naked apart from a snake. Cooper used Bailey the following year to shoot for the groups chart topping 'Billion Dollar Babies' album with one billion dollars and a baby wearing mascara being shot under armed guard. Artists by David Bailey.

In 2012 the BBC made a film of the story of his 1962 New York photoshoot with Jean Shrimpton. Along with Terence Donovan and Brian Duffy he captured and helped create the 'Swinging London' of the 1960s. Born in East London he became a photographic assistant at the John French studio then photographer for John Cole's Studio Five before being contracted as a fashion photographer for British Vogue magazine in 1960.

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