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David Hamilton.
His signature soft focus style was called the “Hamilton Blur”, which was achieved by smearing Vaseline on the lens of his camera. Hamilton’s images became part of an “art or pornography” debate.
Four of his former models claimed to have been raped by Hamilton. Hamilton issued a statement threatening legal action against his accusers and affirmed that he didn’t do anything wrong. On 25 November 2016, he was found dead in his Paris apartment by apparent suicide.

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David Hamilton

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David Hamilton

David Hamilton

Photographer David Hamilton.

Sunday: David Hamilton

David Hamilton.

A British photographer and film director best known for his nude images of young girls.

As much of Hamilton’s work depicts early-teen girls, often nude, he has been the subject of some controversy including child pornography allegations, similar to that which the work of Sally Mann and Jock Sturges have attracted. Several of Hamilton’s books were banned in South Africa for moral reasons.

In the late 1990s, conservative Christian groups in America protested unsuccessfully against bookstores that stocked Hamilton’s photography books. (Read more)

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David Hamilton.


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