Honestly, it was a different time. Hamilton's photography was very clearly a voyeuristic act on his part and a commercial enterprise which was undeniably marketed for their appeal to the sexual appetite of others. It's interesting that we have two different conversations in similar situations because of the perceived artistic merit in the types of photography. David Hamilton - the photographer whose images hang in the US Library of Congress, Carnegie Hall and the Royal Danish Palace - has had his multi-million-selling images of young, naked women and girls officially branded as indecent in a landmark British ruling. Clearly the instigator of this media lynching is looking for her 15 minutes of fame, by defaming me in her novel
This state of affairs understandably provokes envy because he is able to realize his dreams and make money at the same time.
The Connoisseur: David Hamilton
Without understanding why, the eroticism of this incident affected me profoundly. His genius and purpose has been a source of inspiration for many fashion photographers today but none of them have managed to reach such thrilling qualities Ame above the commune of St. It was a world that was completely new to me, and nothing, during my youth in England, or the life I had led until then, had prepared me for it. David Hamilton — from Dreams of a Young Girl 2. Hamilton left school at fifteen and became an apprentice in a small firm, and as he was good at making things, he wanted to get some technical training. We had never spoken but nevertheless, these few silent gestures had created an intimacy between us.