John Cowan (22 April 1929 – 26 September 1979) 5 images + iconic Blow Up !
British fashion photographer, he captured the intensity, the dynamism, the madness of 1960s Swinging London, famous for his dynamic photographic style ! He found his ideal subject in the model and photographer Jill Kenington in 1962 !
Renowned also for a story about him, Cowan's London studio was one of the main sets for Michelangelo Antonioni's 1966 film Blow Up, and with David Bailey, Terrence Donovan, other photographers, he was used to create the composite character of Thomas in this chef oeuvre !
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