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Sukita: The Japanese photographer who captured rock music royalty

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Masayoshi Sukita remembers the first time he met David Bowie. It was 1972; the rock star had adopted his Ziggy Stardust persona and was on the cusp of global fame. Despite his limited English, the Japanese photographer contacted Bowie’s management and persuaded them to set up a shoot. Sukita says he wasn’t intimidated: “I felt very relaxed. I was nine years older than him, and I already had significant experience as a portrait and fashion photographer.
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