Mario Testino’s talent with a camera must be maddening for other photographers working in a highly competitive field, but he remains one of the most revered stars in his profession. Testino has a natural ability to float effortlessly from studio to backstage to after-party, producing stunning shots in any kind of situation. From royals to mega-celebrities, Testino has shot some of the world’s most inaccessible subjects, always with an ease that betrays the complexity of the task. When Testino gets “in your face” he captures you at your best — and that is what makes him the best.
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Sunday 24 February 2013
The Stones' drummer, Charlie Watts, gazes sardonically into the camera, relaxed and unguarded. In this case, the photographer was his bandmate Bill Wyman, who played bass for the band for 30 years, before leaving in 1993. Now Wyman has delved into his archives to showcase unseen pictures from four decades in a new exhibition beginning in London this week.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood has revealed he is planning to persuade the rest of the band to headline Glastonbury this year.
Thursday 13 December 2012
On Wednesday night, New York City hosted the star-studded 12-12-12 concert for Hurricane Sandy relief. Thankfully it obeyed almost every charity gig rule in the book:
Sunday 02 December 2012
Some heavyweight rockers are lined up to compete for your attention this Christmas. Just remember, size isn't everything
Friday 30 November 2012
...or 3D? We're not quite sure what dimension origami exists in
Thursday 29 November 2012
Hastings locals launched a Go Away Chesney campaign after disappointment that he was the "mystery celebrity" coming to visit
Thursday 22 November 2012
The Rolling Stone's new video, Doom and Gloom has just been released and already it has been labelled "controversial".
Wednesday 17 October 2012
It'll cost you a grand to get VIP seats for the Rolling Stones at the 02 arena - but maybe it's worth it to see the passing of a piece of modern history
Saturday 29 September 2012
1. Ford Madox Ford; Bradford City FC; Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. What’s the connection?
Tuesday 14 August 2012
X Factor judge Louis Walsh has suggested that he will bow out of the show after 10 years because he does not want to turn into Sir Bruce Forsyth.
Saturday 09 June 2012
Rather than renting the same old boring Cornish cottage, how about staying in a bolthole with a creative past?
Saturday 19 May 2012
Saturday 28 April 2012
White Rabbits' new album sees the US experimentalists pushing boundaries – and listening to Beyoncé. Gillian Orr meets them
Thursday 19 April 2012
The Sex Pistols turned down an invitation to perform at the Olympics’ opening ceremony because the organisers wanted to censor one of their most famous songs, John Lydon has revealed.
Thursday 22 March 2012
Buyers of homes worth more than £2m are going to be hit with a massive stamp duty rise from today, with a new 7 per cent stamp duty land tax charged. Until yesterday, only a 5 per cent charge was levied on homes sold for overa £1m.
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