Derrick Santini

Idris Elba

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Printed by our industry-leading fine art printing partners on archival-quality, acid-free Giclée Hahnemühle German Etching.  All of our color-perfect prints include a hologram and a numbered certificate of authenticity.

Photographed 2012 in London.

Derrick Santini on photographing Idris Elba: “This was for Vibe magazine.  He was from E8, from Dalston, and I had a studio there, it was in his backyard basically.  It was 4.5 hours, pretty chilled.  These were relatively early days for him, he didn’t have an entourage telling us what we could and couldn’t do. It was very natural.  He’s still cool as a cucumber, but you probably can’t get these types of relaxed shoots with him anymore."

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