Sefton Samuels(1931-), Photographer
Artist of 71 portraits
Sefton Samuels is one of Manchester's leading photographers, with a career spanning more than four decades. Before turning to photography he worked in mills across the North West and as a professional jazz drummer. For five years he was the main photographer in the North West for BBC Television, during which time he also set up his own Photo Library specialising in all aspects connected with the North West as well as a comprehensive range of general subjects. Over the years Sefton has photographed many nationally celebrated figures, including actors, artists, scientists and politicians. Samuels's work has been exhibited widely and is held in the permanent collections of major museums.
by Sefton Samuels
bromide fibre print, 1959