Spotlight: Ansel Adams, Brassai and Bill Brandt On a Bench

By David Schonauer   Wednesday September 15, 2021

In 1976, photographer Paul Joyce was working at The Photographer’s Gallery in London, which was then featuring an exhibition of work by the legendary Hungarian-French photographer Brassaï. When two other photographic legends — Ansel Adams and Bill Brandt — showed up, Joyce corralled them all on a bench and shot a portrait with his Gandolfi plate camera. “I didn’t need to put them at their ease. They just sat down and started to chat,” Joyce recalls for The Guardian’s “My Best Shot” series.

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