Harry Benson, an Irish photojournalist, arrived in America with the Beatles in 1964. He photographed literally every one : all the most important figures of last decades has been caught by his camera. He is especially known to be a great US President photographer : he portrayed American presidents from Eisenhower to Obama, always looking for the perfect intimate moment where they were fragile and more human than ever.

He worked for Life from 1970 to 2000, and his photographs appears in a variety of very important magazine such as Vice, Time, Paris Match, Vanity Fair or Newsweek. A documentary has been realized about his immense career, released on December 2016, titled Harry Benson : Shoot First.


President Kennedy

Woody Allen

Michael Jackson

Ethel Kennedy

President Reagan

President Nixon resigns

Martin Luther King Jr

Winston Churchill with some students

Hillary et Bill Clinton

Harry Benson self portrait

Ray Charles with his grand-daughters

Clint Eastwood

Marcello Mastroianni

The Beatles