Founded in 1977 in the heart of Mayfair, Hamiltons is one of the longest standing galleries for photography in London. Hamiltons has been instrumental in building the primary and secondary markets of many important photographers, solidifying it's leading position as one of only a few galleries globally specialising in works by modern masters in this medium. Hamiltons has exhibited and represented Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton and Robert Mapplethorpe. In addition to these modern masters, Hamiltons represents internationally recognised photographers including Herb Ritts, Horst P. Horst and Jeanloup Sieff, as well as contemporary photographers including Guido Mocafico, exclusively represented by Hamiltons worldwide, Roger Ballen, Murray Fredericks and Erwin Olaf. The gallery has also represented the work of world renowned photojournalist Sir Don McCullin for over 30 years.