As I recalled in my previous post, this was one of my favorite shoots from my time at NOW magazine, because my subject – a notorious eccentric – responded to my camera with a real performance, a tiny woman in baggy clothes, running through a gamut of expressions while sunk in the depths of an enormous hotel chair. Continue reading…
I have added 3 HQ portraits by Jonty Davies, as featured in the November issue of Red Magazine. The magazine will be out this week, 01st October, in the UK, although a special issue is available early to subscribers. You will also be able to purchase a digital edition.
A strong sense of self, a brilliant talent and a dirty laugh – there’s something magical about Helena Bonham Carter.
As the 49-year-old actress stars in new film, Suffragette, she talks EXCLUSIVELY to Maggie Alderson for Red about how she feels after splitting with her husband, director Tim Burton, why her new film hits close to home and why it’s important to say hello to everything in life.
To celebrate International Women’s Day this coming Sunday, the cast and crew of Suffragette are joined by Helen and Laura Pankhurst, great-grand-daughter and great-great-grand-daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, for a special portrait. Source:The Guardian
Photographer, Rick McGinnis has posted an interesting blog post about photographing Helena at the Toronto Film Festival in 1996, including 3 previously-unseen portraits! He also photographed Tim at the 2005 festival.
I first saw Helena Bonham Carter in real life several years earlier, in the lobby of the Sutton Place during the film festival. She was already known as an eccentric, and suddenly appeared in the middle of the thronging lobby in a pair of overalls with one leg rolled up, a pair of mismatched socks and Converse high tops. Oblivious to the stares of the crowd around her, she scanned the corridors looking for someone, apparently in vain. (read more)
Helena’s FishLove portrait has finally been released – looks like they tired of us Helena fans pestering them because Helena’s is the only one to be released from the John Swannell collection so far ha ha. Helena poses with a Big Eye Tuna fish. Edit: well, you know what they say about buses! We now have three portraits of Helena! There’s also a great interview with the Evening Standard. An interesting piece of trivia for you – the ‘tattoo’ Helena is seen sporting was drawn on by Tim Burton.
I’m actually very phobic about fish so when Greta asked me to be photographed naked with a 27kg tuna I was more worried about touching it than getting my kit off. Having said that, I conquered my fears and by the end of the morning we’d truly bonded. He will be my Valentine. Source
Note:tweets would suggest that the delay in releasing the portraits was a publicity issues. But good things come to those who wait, and it was certainly worth the wait! If I am not mistaken, three portraits of one celebrity is the most to be released as part of the campaign.