BBC Maestro announces its latest course release, Rankin – one of the world’s leading photographers.
Learn to take photos that stop people in their tracks with the legendary photographer behind portraits of everyone from Stormzy to The Queen. Join Rankin in his studio and prepare to get hands-on with the fundamentals – this course covers everything from lenses and lighting to inspiring creative challenges.
Rankin has photographed some of the most recognisable celebrities and public figures, including The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, and Kate Moss. As well as his portraiture, Rankin has shot iconic music videos for the likes of Miley Cyrus and Rita Ora, created advertising campaigns for brands such as Rolls Royce and Samsonite, and published over 40 books and magazines, including Dazed & Confused, which he co-founded with Jefferson Hack in 1991. His work has featured not only on the glossy pages of Vogue, GQ, and Rolling Stone, but also on the walls of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and the MoMA in New York.