Star photographer Dave Benett shares iconic snaps of A-listers on fascinating Instagram account

hellomagazine.com

Star snapper Dave Benett has photographed icons from Princess Diana and Kate Moss, to Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Pitt, and Michael Jackson and Nicole Kidman at some of the biggest events in history. The stunning photographs, which have become iconic in their own right, can now be seen on Instagram – where Dave's account is swiftly becoming the most talked about page on the photo-sharing website.

Every picture tells a story. "Diana and Liza Minelli is probably one of my favourite pictures," the London-based photographer told HELLO! Online.

Madonna.

When asked why he decided to go public with the photos, the snapper admits: "It was all my daughter's idea."

Elizabeth Hurley in her safety-pin Versace dress, on the arm of then-boyfriend Hugh Grant. How does the photographer manage to capture the stars so natural and at ease?

"Always be friendly," he reveals. "Most of them you get to know over the years, and a relationship builds from that."

More on: