Legendary photographer Patrick Demarchelier is best known for his portraits of Princess Diana. They are remarkable indeed, as well as many other of his works.
A Moscow-based photography museum, The Moscow House of Photography, has held several exhibitions of his photographs. But only in 2013, he was able to personally attend one of them and deliver a lecture, which was a must for any person interested in photography.
After the lecture, I tried to make his portrait, but the room was so crowded that I ended up being surrounded by people willing to get his autograph or take a photo with him.
In the picture I finally managed to take, Patrick Demarchelier is having a chat with Olga Sviblova, the museum’s director, a very energetic woman who does a lot for such meetings to happen. The second photo was taken as Demarchelier was signing an autograph.