They are called Paparazzi and they are proud of it , they are right they are the best. A book 'Famous' and two exhibitions are consecrated to them, the introduction of the book is by Philippe Garner director of the photography department of Christies. It is a small treasure.
They prefer to maintain a low profile. Their role is not to build their own reputations in the public eye, but to consistently deliver to the press the telling pictures and picture stories that will define key moments and significant chapters in our history. They realized early on that to fulfill this objective their best strategy must be to preserve their own anonymity, always melting, chameleon-like, into the background. One of the principal themes that they have explored – and the focus of this book – is that of celebrity, of the ambivalent territory in the popular consciousness occupied by the glamorous, the talented, the powerful and the notorious.
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