IKE & TINA: Photographer

Steve Schapiro

Ike & Tina Turner - Steve Schapiro - Photographer

People magazine / Copyright by Steve Schapiro

Steve Schapiro was an American photographer. He is known for his photographs of key moments of the civil rights movement such as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom or the Selma to Montgomery marches, but also for his portraits of celebrities and movie stills. In 1961 he began working as a freelance photographer for magazines like Life, Vanity Fair and Paris Match. For the issue from May 05 in 1975, he photographed Ike & Tina Turner at their home in Inglewood for People magazine.

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