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April 7, 2012

30 Amazing Vintage Photos of Celebrities Posing With Their Cameras

There’s nothing better than celebrities and their cameras. And there’s definitely nothing better than pictures of celebrities holding their vintage cameras.

Marilyn Monroe with a Nikon camera

Grace Kelly taking Frank Sinatra’s photo with a Hasselblad

Michael Jackson with an SLR

Mick Jagger with a Polaroid

Bob Dylan with a Nikon SP rangefinder

James Dean with a Rolleiflex

Buzz Aldrin shot by Neil Armstrong (who you can also see in the helmet reflection). Buzz is holding his Hasselblad and Neil is using one to take the photo.

Ringo with a Pentax SLR

Emily Blunt with a Contax G2

The Queen with a Leica

Brad Pitt with a Leica M3

The McCartneys by Linda

Matt Damon shoots Ben Affleck with a MF camera

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis with an SLR

Johnny Depp with a Polaroid

Stanley Kubrick with a rangefinder

Kate Moss with a Holga

Leonard Nimoy and a Nikon F

Richard Avedon and Fred Astaire

Sean Connery with an SLR

Liz Taylor with a Rolleiflex

Drew Barrymore with a Polaroid

James Dean taking a photograph of Anna Maria Pierangeli with a Rolleiflex

Angelina Jolie with a large format bellows camera

David Bowie with a Hasselblad

Paul McCartney self portrait with a twin reflex camera

Karl Lagerfeld with a Fujifilm GA645Zi

Robert Plant and Jimmy Page with Nikon F2 cameras

Arnold Schwarzenegger with an SLR

Sofia Coppola with a Canon Canonet QL 17 GIII

(Images via Celebrity Camera Club)


  1. Loved this post to its bones! Great images of legends and their cameras.

  2. So great! I love your blog!

  3. Just fantastic. Working with old Pentax's at the moment.

  4. Cool post! FYI, Kubrick is holding a Leica III and Damon/Affleck is a Rolleiflex with a pentaprism finder attachment.




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