Tim Mantoani takes portraits of famous photographers holding their most iconic or favorite photos in his new book Behind Photographs: Archiving Photographic Legends. Mantoani has shot over 150 of these portraits in the last five years.
“Behind Photographs” is a great project by photographer Tim Mantoani who decided to take pictures of… photographers. For over five years, Tim Mantoani asked famous photographers to pose with their most famous photographs.
Elliott Erwitt: The picture I am holding was snapped in 1974 just across the street from my apartment in New York’s Central Park. It has been 38 years since that event and sadly I have lost track of the participants.
Steve McCurry holds his 1984 photo of a young woman from Peshawar, Pakistan. "I looked for this girl for 17 years and finally found her in Her name is Sharbat Gula." Photo: Tim Mantoani -famous photographers pose with their most iconic images