Bert Hardy

Having written an article for amateur photographers suggesting that you didn't need an expensive camera to take good pictures, Hardy staged a carefully posed photograph of two young women sitting on railings above a breezy Blackpool promenade using a Box Brownie in 1951, a photograph which has since become an iconic image of post-war Britain.
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A priest talks to a young girl among debris left by the Blitz in Life of an East End Parson, 1940 (Bert Hardy/Getty Images)

Bert Hardy: Photographs of bygone Britain Famed war-time photographer Bert Hardy would have celebrated his birthday this year and is regarded as one of…

Sugar Ray Robinson by Bert Hardy - a picture from the past Bert Hardy photographed Sugar Ray Robinson in Paris for Picture Post magazine. Sugar Ray was preparing for his world title fight against British middleweight Randolph Turpin in London, which he surprisingly lost on a 15-round decision. Three months later, however, on 12 September 1951, he knocked Turpin out in ten rounds to recover the title in New York City in front of over 60,000 fans

Bert HARDY :: American boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson enjoying some time off training in Paris, prior to his meeting with British boxer Randolph Turpin, 1951

Bert hardy. Gorbals Boys

Oh to be a kid again. Thurston Hopkins London, August, 1954 From Thurston Hopkins/Picture Post/Getty Images

Audrey Hepburn, May 1950 by Bert Hardy

“ Picture Post: We Take A Girl To Look For Spring ” Audrey Hepburn photographed by Bert Hardy for Picture Post magazine, May

Italy / U.K. 18-year old London student Mercy Haystead on holiday in Italy as an official guest of the town of Positano, Campania, September 24th 1949 // Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images.

Italy / U. old London student Mercy Haystead on holiday in Italy as an official guest of the town of Positano, Campania, September 1949 // Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images.

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