Tristan's Gallery



Terry O’Neill CBE photographed the frontline of fame for more than six decades. From presidents to pop stars, no other photographer has embraced the span of fame to such an extent, capturing the icons of our age from Winston Churchill to Nelson Mandela, from Frank Sinatra and Elvis to Amy Winehouse, Audrey Hepburn and Brigitte Bardot. O’Neill exhibited his work worldwide and was the subject of several major retrospectives from London to Los Angeles, Tokyo to Switzerland. He is one of the world’s most collected photographers, with work hanging in national art galleries, museums and private collections.


Douglas Kirkland has been at the cutting edge of fashion, photojournalism and portraiture, working for the world’s most reputable magazines for more than 50 years. Kirkland remains in demand today by international magazines and his work hangs in museums, galleries and private collections worldwide. He is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Awards from numerous bodies including the highly valued Lucie Award for Outstanding Achievement. When not traveling the globe on assignment, he lives in the Hollywood Hills with his wife and business partner Françoise.


John Swannell worked first as an assistant at Vogue Studios then assising David Bailey for four years before setting up his own studio where he worked with magazines such as Vogue, Harpers & Queen, The Sunday Times Magazine and Tatler. In 1993, Swannell was awarded a Fellowship of The Royal Photographic Society, one of the youngest members to have achieved this status. He has had several solo shows of his portraits, including at The National Portrait Gallery in London, The Royal Photographic Society and The Royal Academy in Edinburgh. His work is held by museums and collections such as the V&A, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Royal Photographic Society.


For over four decades, Milton H. Greene made his mark as one of the most celebrated photographers in the world. Born in New York in 1922, Greene began taking pictures at the early age of 14. By age twentythree, he was referred to as “Color Photography’s Wonder Boy.” Greene’s most noted work is with Marilyn Monroe, first meeting in 1953 on assignment for Look Magazine. In 1956, they formed Marilyn Monroe Productions together, which produced “Bus Stop” and “The Prince and the Showgirl.” By the end of their 4 year partnership, he had photographed her in 50 different sittings producing over 3,000 images. Greene’s work in the fifties and sixties appeared in Life, Look, Harper’s Bazaar, Town & Country, and Vogue.


Eva Sereny’s work has appeared in and on the covers of major magazines such as The Sunday Times Magazine, Vogue, Elle, Paris Match, Harpers Bazaar, Time and Newsweek. She was a special photographer for many classic films, including The Great Gatsby, Indiana Jones, The Last Tango in Paris and The Night Porter. During her time working on film sets, Sereny developed a passion for cinema direction and directed the short film “The Dress” which received the BAFTA (British Academy Award) and Chicago Golden Plaque.


Norman Parkinson, CBE, was the twentieth century’s most celebrated fashion photographer. He pioneered epic storytelling in his images, taking portrait and fashion photography beyond the stiff formality of his predecessors and injecting an easy and casual elegance into the art. His photographs created the age of the supermodel and made him the photographer of choice for celebrities, artists, presidents and prime ministers. By the end of his life he had become a household name, Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, and the subject of a large-scale retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery, London.