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Notting Hill in the Nineties

Sam McConnell

03/10/18 - 09/10/18

By the beginning of the nineties Sam McConnell had been working as a free-lance photographer for over ten years during which time he had been approached by both Magnum and Black Star photo agencies in New York and also claimed one of Athena’s best-selling posters. In a two year period Sam photographed the people that frequented the then famous Market Bar in Notting Hill including Danny and Franky, the doormen he had known since his childhood. The bar’s louvred windows and smoke-filled air provided perfect lighting for portraits of the varied and interesting characters that came to drink there. In 1997 Sam hung up his cameras and left for Africa

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