Chris Steele-Perkins

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Chris Steele-Perkins

Chris Steele-Perkins. 2009.

Chris Steele-Perkins was born in 1947 in Rangoon, Burma then moved to London with his family, aged 2. He studied Psychology at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, where he also worked for the student newspaper. In 1971 he started working as a freelance photographer in London, joined Magnum in 1979, and since has carried out extensive photography projects in the developing world as well as in the UK. Chris has published several photo-books including The Teds, Northern Exposures and The Pleasure Principle.