This is my favourite portrait from the William Eggleston Portraits exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Taken in 1970, it’s got a nostalgic, yet timeless feel. Maybe that’s the sun-soaked colour quality, Eggleston’s signature, that reminds me of oh so many childhood summers. I expect to see it heavily referenced by designers, photographers and creative directors over the next few months.
WORDS: Disneyrollergirl/Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGE: William Eggleston
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