The celebrated photographer—and subject of the new documentary ‘Harry Benson: Shoot First’—writes about the stories behind his most memorable images. “>
From riding shotgun with The Beatles on their first American tour in 1964 to standing next to Robert F. Kennedy when the Senator was shot in 1968, Harry Benson has been not only present at some of the most memorable moments of the last fifty-plus years, but also expertly captured them with his camera. Now, the 87-year-old Scottish photographer is being given the documentary treatment in Harry Benson: Shoot First, a film directed by Matthew Miele and Justin Bare that is out on December 9th in theaters and on iTunes, Amazon, and On Demand.
Here, the celebrated lensman describes some of his finest worksin his own words.
The Beatles with Cassius Clay. 5th Street Gym. Miami, Florida. February 1964.
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