Alan Smith, owner at Topfoto picture library is again single-handedly keeping the photo content and lisencing industry in the media. This time as part of a news item for ITV Meridian which aired this week.
Click through the video grab above to watch ITV Meridian coverage of the world’s most reproduced image, Queen Elizabeth II taken by John Hedgecoe which was has been used on over 3 billion postage stamps. Includes a short clip of John Hedgecoe himself.
..’The Queen spent a whole day being photographed by a photographer, but didn’t like the proofs. John Hedgecoe was called in. But even his photos nearly weren’t used’…..
Click the grab or here: Watch: How a Royal icon was created