Dave Benett (b.1958) began his career in the 70s, specialising in news and sports photography before concentrating exclusively on entertainment. Benett reports on art and the colloquially called ‘showbiz’ industries. He became adept at getting a great shot in spite of the circumstances, of grabbing a picture that would flatter a celebrity without inconveniencing them. The momentum of taking that photograph is special, a unique snapshot of an experience. Bennett developed the ultimate expertise to catch and create history through his camera lens, creating iconic images that remain timeless and exceptional.
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