A contact sheet is a positive print of all the negative images from one film, made from a contact printing process so that all the images are the same size as the negatives. A contact sheet is a useful way of seeing which are the best images on a film so you can decide which ones you can enlarge.
David Bailey is an English photographer who began to snap for British Vogue in 1960’s. Photographing the likes of Jean Shrimpton, The beatles and Andy Warhol, Baily captured the exciting and modern swinging 60’s fever that was sweeping through London and New York at the time, helping create icons out of It-Girls and Celeb boys. He later, in his career he began to shoot album covers for the rolling stones and other people.
Albert Watsons contact sheets series show the photographs in progress, as patchwork quilt or time line of his creative process. Watson has made his mark over the last 4 decades as one of the worlds most successful fashion and commercial photographers, he also created his own art along the way. His incredible images have appeared on more than 100 covers of vogue around the world and have been featured in countless other publications. Photos have included portraits of rock stars, rappers, actors and other celebrities.
Watson also has created the photography for hundreds of successful advertising campaigns for major companies such as Prada, Levi’s and Chanel. While doing commercial work he also worked on much of his personal work creating beautiful images from travelling and his interests from Marrakech to Las Vegas. The large amount of his work, including his well-known portraits and fashion photography has been featured in museums and galleries worldwide.