DEREK RIDGERS PHOTOGRAPHS – A career spanning Monograph looking at the very best portraiture of a distinguished career covering music, film, popular culture and fashion.
Derek Ridgers is one of the UK’s foremost portrait photographers with a career spanning forty years. He is best known for his photography of music, film and club/street culture – photographing everyone from James Brown to The Spice Girls, from Clint Eastwood to Johnny Depp – as well as politicians Tony Blair, gangsters Freddie Foreman, artists Julian Schnabel, writers Martin Amis, fashion designers John Galliano and sports people Tiger Woods.
Ridgers has also photographed British social scenes such as skinhead, fetish, club, punk and New Romantics.
During his career, Ridgers has worked for many publications, including Time Out, The Sunday Telegraph, NME, The Face, Loaded, The Sunday Times, The Sunday Independent, GQ Style and Arena.