Brooklyn Beckam the New Photographer
“I’m not nice with phrases”
Brooklyn Beckham writes in the introduction to his new photography book, What I See, printed this week by Rizzoli. Still, that was not an obstacle for the new photographer from publishing at just 18, with a collection of his photos including a family charity journey to Kenya, a Hillary Clinton rally up to a Kanye West live performance to the set of Man Ritchie’s King Arthurto selfie after selfie of Beckham himself.
He shot a Burberry Brit campaign when he was just sixteen. The mother, Victoria Beckham introduced him into the industry, but it was actually his father David who began Brooklyn on his profession path, when he gifted his son a Fujifilm camera that ended up changing his young life. From there, Beckham, whose top photographer inspiration is Steven Meisel, has assisted the likes of Nick Knight and Alastair McLellan.
“I never thought I would actually be an author,” Beckham stated from Los Angeles yesterday. “But it’s been really fun and a cool experience seeing how much I’ve changed—and my mum and dad are really proud of me, which is dope.”
Now, Brooklyn will “disappear” from public life as he moves to New York to study photography. The photographer explained: The photographer explained:
‘I’m nervous about moving away from my family, that’s one thing that I’m really scared of, but I feel like it’ll be good for me to live on my own for a bit and really knuckle down on what I really love and study.’