Photograph by Andrew Mann.

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)