'Trying Hard to Look Like Gary Cooper'

by Tobin

‘Again. I’d be so happy to have made this photograph for the same 'out of time-ness'. But beyond that. A good portrait needs a good subject. And what a face we have here. But it’s the eye of the photographer that saw a timeless handsomeness that is the success here. This also reminds me of Nigel Hawthorne in Yes Prime Minister.’ Tim Walker

‘I wonder if the photographer knows about that reference?’ Robin Muir