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Hatami, aka Shahrokh Hatami

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Iranian photographer
Hatami started as a writer for a major newspaper in Tehran, switching to photography in 1950. He then worked briefly as the Tehran correspondent for the Black Star Agency. Life magazine published his coverage of the overthrow of democratically elected PM Mohammed Mossadegh and the restoration to power of the Shah in 1953. Twenty-five years later, Hatami shot images of street fighting during the Iranian Revolution of 1978–79, which overthrew the Shah. His coverage of this popular revolution has been acquired by the Library of Congress. Beginning in the late 1950s, Hatami was a freelancer in Europe and the Middle East, with many of his pictures appearing in Paris-Match and other magazines. Hatami also shot classic fashion magazine covers and celebrity portraits, including shots of Elizabeth Taylor, Ursula Andress, Julie Christie, Sophia Loren, Ingrid Bergman, Marlon Brando, Steve McQueen, and other American and European personalities.[based on artist’s website at, not from ULAN]

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