Considered the founder of modern fashion photography, he took glamorous portraits of royalty and celebrities in strange locales.
Starting out as a royal court photographer, he became a fashion photographer for Vogue and all the while developing his own style.
He took fashion photography out of the studio and into unusual locales – like his iconic photo of a young woman running breezily across Brooklyn Bridge.
He was born Ronald William Parkinson Smith in London, England.
David Bailey was another well-known British fashion photographer.
Norman Parkinson Age
How old is Norman Parkinson? He was born in 1913, he was 109 years old at the time of his death.
Norman Parkinson Height & Weight
How tall was Norman Parkinson? He stood 6 feet 5 inches (196 cm) tall.
Norman Parkinson Wiki
|Age||109 years old|
|Birthday||April 21, 1913|
|Date of Death||February 15, 1990|
|Height||approx. 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)|
Quotes by Norman Parkinson
I like to make people look as good as they’d like to look, and with luck, a shade better.— Norman Parkinson
The camera can be the most deadly weapon since the assassin’s bullet. Or it can be the lotion of the heart.— Norman Parkinson
A photographer without a magazine behind him is like a farmer without fields.— Norman Parkinson