Ron Galella, Celebrity-Hounding Photographer, Dies at 91 – The New York Times


Ron Galella, Celebrity-Hounding Photographer, Dies at 91

Ron Galella, Celebrity-Hounding Photographer, Dies at 91

He personified the paparazzi — brazen and relentless in chasing the famous, particularly Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. But his pictures also came to be admired.

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/02/business/media/ron-galella-dead.html

Mr. Galella was called a creep, a stalker and worse when he began shooting pictures of celebrities in the 1960s, before mass circulation magazines like People and Us made the presence of paparazzi like him ubiquitous — and a full generation before phone cameras and websites like TMZ made celebrity stalking the pastime of legions.


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