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David Joseph Marcou

(1950-), Photographer and writer

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Bert Hardy, by David Joseph Marcou - NPG x126230

Bert Hardy

by David Joseph Marcou
bromide fibre print, 1981
NPG x126230

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David Joseph Marcou

26 September 2015, 12:17

In Nov. 1981, David Joseph Marcou (b. 1950) met and interviewed Bert Hardy (1913-1995) & James Cameron (1911-1985), former Picture Post magazine staffers who worked together most famously in 1950 during the Korean War. Marcou photographed Hardy in 1981, & donated a print of his best Hardy & dogs photo-portrait to the British NPG in 2003. Marcou has authored more than 90 of his own books, and has been published in many magazines & newspapers too, including RPS Journal, British Journal of Photography, Business Korea, and New York Times. Among his books are bios about Hardy & Cameron, and the first complete history of Picture Post, "All the Best". Marcou's son, Matt, seved as an Army Spec Ops Medic & is now an Engineering student living with his wife, Jessica, an artist & teacher, in PA. David lives in western Wisconsin. His works have twice been nominated for Pulitzer Prizes, and twice nominated for POYi Awards too.

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