Iggy Pop, Cher and Grimes photographed by Bryan Adams for new Pirelli Calendar

Iggy Pop
(Image credit: Future Plc)

The photographer behind the next Pirelli Calendar has been revealed, and it’s none other than rock star Bryan Adams. After the calendar was forced to take a year off for the COVID-19 pandemic, it has returned for 2022 with an edition dedicated to musicians. 

The Pirelli calendar used to have a somewhat different reputation, being known primarily for being an annual collection of images of scantily clad (or not-at-all-clad) women. 

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Jon Stapley

Jon spent years at IPC Media writing features, news, reviews and other photography content for publications such as Amateur Photographer and What Digital Camera in both print and digital form. With his additional experience for outlets like Photomonitor, this makes Jon one of our go-to specialists when it comes to all aspects of photography, from cameras and action cameras to lenses and memory cards, flash diffusers and triggers, batteries and memory cards, selfie sticks and gimbals, and much more besides.  

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