Photographer who captured J-Lo, Beyonce and Princess Diana passes away aged 78

Patrick Demarcellier
Patrick Demarchelier, photographed in New York in 2016 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Renowned fashion and royal photographer, Patrick Demarchelier, sadly passed away on 31 March aged 78, survived by his wife, three sons and three grandchildren. 

The legendary photographer worked with the likes of Madonna, Kate Moss, J-Lo, Beyonce and most famously, Princess Diana, who launched his career. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.