In this age of social media engagement, where the barriers between the rich and famous and their fans are being blurred by a barrage of seemingly intimate content, it’s refreshing to see a photographer step back with the aim of creating classic celebrity reportage in a style akin to the golden age of Hollywood. Gregory Barker recently caught up with Greg Williams to find out more.
Gregory Barker: How did you first get interested in making pictures?
Greg Williams: My family were all creatives, my farther was a writer, my mum was an artist and my brother is an artist. I had zero hand eye coordination, I was not a good line drawer and I was dyslexic, as a lot of photographers seem to be. My first interest in photography came when a Canadian relative sent me a camera - a crappy 410 instamatic double side load film, a pretty simple camera