David Hindley



Mancunian born David Hindley honed his skills in London, gaining experience with names such as Eve Arnold and Annie Leibovitz. He developed his craft as a photographer in the music industry, primarily stage work, which set the pace for his now studio-lit club pictures. 
David Hindley has a passion for people. As an experienced and ultimately flexible photographer, David observes the character that drives the image and captures the whole in one crucial moment. And he doesn't run with the pack in the current trend of deconstruction fashion photography. "Why shoot the mundane? we live in it, it's a world ecology. I'd rather provide a window to another world or perspective." This is the ethos behind David's distinct style.
"I feel my view as the world is always there. the various galleries are self explanatory made up primarily with commissioned work plus a few personal images. The Lenny Kravitz gallery is just a tip of my body of work with Lenny which spans twenty years and will eventually become a coffee table book. I also made a couple of book with Nick Sanders (fastest man around the planet) one entitled Biker Britain and second had me riding from Paris to Timbuktu, so keep your eye on galleries for taste of my travels"
An established character and extrovert artist in the British Alternative Scene, David Could hardly resist focusing his attention on the vibrant friends and personalities around him. His lust for the genre as a whole established his view of the masculine and feminine personas on a level of equal footing.




Paolo Roversi


Born in Ravenna in 1947, Paolo Roversi’s interest in photography was kindled  as  a  teenager  during  a  family  vacation  in  Spain  in  1964. Back home, he set up a darkroom in a convenient cellar with another keen  amateur,  the  local  postman  Battista  Minguzzi,  and  began developing  and  printing  his  own  black  &  white  work.  The  encounter with  a  local  professional  photographer  Nevio  Natali  was  very important: in Nevio’s studio Paolo spent many many hours realising an important apprenticeship as well as a strong durable friendship. In 1970 he started collaborating with the Associated Press: on his first  assignment,  AP  sent  Paolo  to  cover  Ezra  Pound’s  funeral  in Venice. During the same year Paolo opened, with his friend Giancarlo Gramantieri  his  first  portrait  studio,  located  in  Ravenna,  via Cavour, 58, photographing local celebrities and their families. In 1971  he  met  by  chance  in  Ravenna,  Peter  Knapp,  the  legendary  Art Director  of  Elle  magazine.  At  Knapp’s  invitation,  Paolo  visited Paris in November 1973 and has never left. In Paris Paolo started working as a reporter for the Huppert Agency but  little  by  little,  through  his  friends,  he  began  to  approach fashion  photography.  The  photographers  who  really  interested  him then  were  reporters.  At  that  moment  he  didn’t  know  much  about fashion or fashion photography.
Only later he discovered the work of Avedon, Penn, Newton, Bourdin and many others. The  British  photographer  Lawrence  Sackmann  took  Paolo  on  as  his assistant  in  1974.  «  Sackmann  was  very  difficult.  Most  assistants only lasted a week before running away. But he taught me everything I  needed  to  know  in  order  to  become  a  professional  photographer. Sackmann taught me creativity.
He was always trying new things even if he did always use the same camera and flash set-up. He was almost military-like  in  his  approach  to  preparation  for  a  shoot.  But  he always used to say ‘your tripod and your camera must be well-fixed but your eyes and mind should be free’”.  Paolo endured Sackmann for nine  months  before  starting  on  his  own  with  small  jobs  here  and there  for  magazines  like  Elle  and  Depeche  Mode  until  Marie  Claire published  his  first  major  fashion  story.  A  Christian  Dior  beauty campaign brought him wider recognition in 1980, the year he started using the 8 x 10” Polaroid format that would become his trademark. Not  only  because  of  the  large  camera,  Paolo  has  always  preferred working in studio. In his first years in Paris, the studio was very often  a  room  from  his  own  different  apartments,  all  on  the  left bank, until he found in 1981 the studio located in 9 rue Paul Fort where he is still working. In  the  middle  of  the  ‘80s  the  fashion  industry  was  very  keen  to produce  catalogues  which  allowed  photographers  to  express  a  very creative and personal work: Comme des Garcons, Yohji Yamamoto, Romeo Gigli… gave Paolo that opportunity.
During his travels to India, Yemen…   Paolo took many portraits; we can  see  some  of  them  in  his  books  ANGELI  and  Al Moukalla; a bookabout  India  is  in  preparation.  Paolo  has  also  realised  some commercials. Since the middle 80’ his work has been subject to many exhibitions and books and many awards have honoured his work. Today Paolo has a regular collaboration with the most interesting fashion magazines and fashion designers.



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Günter Rössler



Günter Rössler (6. January 1926, Leipzig) is a German photographer.
Rössler studied after photographer teachings at the university for diagram and book art in Leipzig and was since 1951 as mode and an advertising photographer actively. Into that 60ern he dedicated himself to that Act photography and thereby one of the pioneers of this category was in that GDR. From 1954 to 1990 he worked predominantly for GDR fashion journals as well as the popular monthly magazine The magazine.
Its first act exhibition 1979 in the GDR excited attention. Its exhibitions were public magnets. Since its photos were not considered as “to ton victory”, the exhibitions were visited also by grades.
That Playboy 1984 a ten-lateral Kunstpictorial under the title printedGirl of the GDR with photos of Günter Rössler. This report was honored by the Playboy with 10.000 DM, from which it, how it was usual in the GDR, received only 15%. Beside Günter Rinnhofer it was one of the few photographers, those nearly for many decades each month with photos in the magazines Photo cinema magazine andPhotography were represented. Until today he works exclusively with monochrome photographic films. Rössler is married in second  marriage with the Model Kirsten Schlegel. She is at the same time its female assistant when photographing.