A new exhibition has revealed the jaw-dropping images that are said to have defined a generation.
The Association of Photographers is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a major retrospective of some of the world’s most iconic pictures by well-known and respected photographers.
The exhibition is being curated by leading photography expert Zelda Cheatle, who has selected images to illustrate the impact, diversity and quality of work of AOP members.
Leading photographers featured in the exhibition include Nadav Kander, Duffy, Tim Flach, Tessa Traeger and John Claridge.
Their work will have been seen by people the world over, from stunning images of celebrities and stars in major advertising campaigns, to photographs documenting some of the world’s turning points, including wars, famine and humanitarian disasters.
The exhibition is on show now at One Canada Square in Canary Wharf, London, until June 1.
An image shot in 1969 at Kensington Palace showing Princess Margaret and then husband Lord Snowdon with their young children, Viscount Linley and Lady Sarah Armstrong
In a shot called ‘Monkey Eyes’, photographer Tim Flach, known for his wildlife photography, captured this startling image
Fine art and portrait photographer Vikran Kushwah captured this haunting image of a woman appearing to float after being tied to a number of balloons
In a shot captured by British photojournalist Tim Hetherington, a medic treats an injured comrade after an attack by Taliban fighters in Afghanistan in 2007
The memorable image of the ‘pregnant man’ used in a contraception advertising campaign, left, while a Texan man poses with a gun seemingly pointed at baby, right
Photographer Adam Woolfit captured this image of the sea around the Faroe Islands after a whale hunt
Car enthusiast Jimi ‘The Quiff’ Phugra sits in his Chevy Impala in a shot captured by Amit Amin and Naroop Jhooti
The AOP also comprises of well-known fashion photographers. This image was taken by Donald Silverstein and appeared in the March 1964 edition of Vogue
Photographer Eve Arnold in a black-and-white shot taken by David Eustace, left, and a gymnast appears to soar above the clouds in an image by Anderson & Low
A pair of men ride their camels against the backdrop of the pyramids of Giza in Egypt in a shot by British photographer David Fairman
Shots of early supermodels also feature in the exhibition including these snaps of Jean Shrimpton, left, and Twiggy, right
A shot called ‘A Fresh Perspective’ by Andy Green. The Association of Photographers (AOP) is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an exclusive exhibition, AOP50
This unusual snap of a female model posing underneath a table while wearing a bandage around her head is by Clare Park and is called ‘The Beauty Myth’
Two women peer above the net curtains to look out on to the street in a charming picture by Clive Bournsell captured at a tea room on Wellington Street, near Covent Garden in central London
Portrait photographer Elizabeth Zeschin was behind this shot of horse riders Mike and James posing for the camera while horse Phoebe laughs in the background
The well-known image of purple silk material with a diagonal cut down it, which was used to advertise Silk Cut cigarettes in the 1980s
Harry Cory Wright took this snap called ‘Gravity and the Weight of Things Electric Blue’ in 2004. It forms part of the AOP50 exhibition at Canary Wharf
South African photographer Jillian Edelstein snapped these contrasting portraits of Nelson Mandela, left, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, right
One of the newer pictures in the exhibition, which was snapped this year, is by Joseph Ford and called ‘knitted camouflage’
A deserted aircraft lurks in the distance next to a sign for the Angel Ladies brothel in Nevada in a shot taken by Marcus Doyle
Young girls Heavens, left, and Aaisha, right, posed for portraits by Carolyn Mendelsohn for her series called ‘Being Inbetween’
Portrait photographer Laura Pannack won awards for this shot of a teenager she called Shay. Her work often focuses on children and young people
A dog sits alone in a car in a shot by Martin Usborne. Leading photography expert Zelda Cheatle has presented a collection of images that define 50 years of the AOP
The crowded and rainy streets of the centre of Hong Kong in 1995 were snapped by AOP member Max Fosythe
Many of the images featured in the exhibition have defined a generation, and helped to shape public opinion and to create change. Left is John The Street Lamp by John Claridge in 1968. On the right is an image by Ken Griffiths
An image by Mike St Maur Sheil shows the German cemetery close to the battlefield of Tete des Faux in France
Simon Norfolk snapped this image in a bid to show climate change as it features a ring of fire close to Lewis Glacier on Mount Kenya
AOP is today one of the most prestigious professional photographers’ associations in the world. Pictured is the image ‘matchbook’ by Simon Page-Ritchie
The frozen waters and the snowy peaks of Abraham Lake in Alberta, Canada, taken by Paul Wakefield in 2011
Two dogs sit patiently and appear to watch TV in the middle of a lounge in a snap taken around 1990 by Rolph Gobits
Photographs have been selected for the exhibition to illustrate the impact, diversity and quality of work. Pictured is the image ‘Caroline Gerbora on Conchita’ by Peter Lavery in 1986
An ethereal shot of a model that was used to advertise perfume, left, and L’enfant, better known as Man and Baby, shot by Spender Rowell for Athena Posters, right. It featured male model Adam Perry
Photographer Tessa Traeger is known for using food in her photography. This image is called ‘Chemistry of Light No 23’
In an homage to Monet in 1989, Traeger recreated Monet’s masterpiece ‘The Bridge’ by using just salad items
Boys playing at Shoalstone Pool in Brixham, Devon, in July 2017. Shoalstone Pool is a sea-water swimming pool on the English Riviera
A single chair stands alone in the middle of what appears to be an empty room in the Grand Hotel, St Pancras, in London
An inmate covered in tattoos shows off his inkings at the Centro Centro Preventivo y de Cumplimiento de Penas in Ciudad Barrios, El Salvador
Paul Wenham-Clarke’s project, Our Human Condition, explores the relationship between siblings where one or more has a genetic condition. Sisters Hattie and Charlotte were photographed last year
Rory Carnegie managed to capture this rare shot of a one-day-old rhino called Alan, who is the fourth rhino to be born at the Cotswold Wildlife Park since it opened in 1970