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Sad News About a Photographic Legend

Written by Chief Editor.

Terry O'Neill, known for photographing personalities ranging from the Queen to Elton John, has passed away.

The 81-year-old had prostate cancer and died at home on Saturday night after a long illness, his agency said.

Elton paid tribute to O'Neill on Instagram, writing: "Terry O'Neill took the most iconic photographs of me throughout the years, completely capturing my moods. He was brilliant, funny and I absolutely loved his company. A real character who has now passed on. RIP you wonderful man. Love, Elton."

An interview with Terry can be found at EJW's latest edition of Cheryl's Specials.