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New Website!

July 3, 2014

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I now have a new website at John Hooton. This new website has full screen gallery slideshows of several categories, some new reviews, many recipes, news of my books, and of course this blog! There is masses of new content, interaction, and the design is top notch. Check it out! Oh yes… and be the […]

Tribute to Irving Penn

November 17, 2011

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There are three photographers who have had an influence on my style of black and white printing and photography.  They are Irving Penn, Barry Lategan and David Bailey.  Last year, through a writing competition, I won some tickets to see an Irving Penn Portraits exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London.  Those attending were to […]

The Croydon Riots – New Book

August 22, 2011

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There was complete lawlessness on the streets as the authorities were outnumbered. These photographs represent just a small fraction of the arson, thieving and mayhem that took place on that frightful and shocking night.

The Day John Cowan Shot Me and Jacqueline Bisset Healed My Wounds

June 20, 2010

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“Fetch my rifle!” he boomed much to the alarm of the art director who now feared he might be shot.

Blow-Up

June 20, 2010

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This was the time of my life. My boss was one of the top ten Vogue photographers in London, and I was right in the middle of it working night and day. I was a 20 year old living La Vida Loca, surrounded by and sometimes photographing some of the loveliest girls in London.