David Hamilton (London, 15 April 1933) is a British-born French photographer and occasional film director most known for his images of young women.
As much of Hamilton's work depicts early-teen girls, often nude, he has been the subject of some controversy and even child pornography allegations, similar to that which the work of Sally Mann and Jock Sturges have attracted. In the late 1990s, some people protested against bookstores that stocked Hamilton's photography books but their efforts came to nothing. This negative attention originated mostly from North America and Britain. As The Guardian wrote, "Hamilton's photographs have long been at the forefront of the "is it art or pornography?" debate. +more
Photographer: David Hamilton
Stylist: Clémence Cahu
Models: Lidia Kochetkkova and Olesya Yarokhina
Soon International # 13 Spring 2011