Terence Donovan(1936-1996), Photographer and film director
Terence Daniel Donovan
Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist of 21 portraits
At fifteen Terence Donovan began working in the photographic department of a Fleet Street printers. He gained his first experience with a camera while on National Service, when he was able to augment his army pay with the sale of cheerful postcards with such titles as Catterick by Moonlight. By the time he was twenty-one he was working as an assistant to the leading fashion photographer John French; four years later he had set up a studio of his own. In later years Donovan's assignments and commissions included the engagement photographs of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, as well as official studies of Margaret Thatcher and the Princess of Wales.
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