Rare chance to see Paul McCartney's intimate 1960s photographs opens in New York

George Harrison captured by Paul McCartney at Miami Beach in 1964
(Image credit: Paul McCartney, George Harrison. Miami Beach, February 1964. ©1964 PAUL MCCARTNEY UNDER EXCLUSIVE LICENSE TO MPL ARCHIVE LLP)

Sixty years ago, the world was gripped by an unrivaled cultural phenomenon that came to be known as ‘Beatlemania.’

As The Beatles captured the hearts of millions, Paul McCartney captured the frenzy of their early sixties fame on his Pentax 35mm film camera, and these rarely seen images are now open for public viewing. 

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Leonie Helm
Staff Writer

After graduating from Cardiff University with an Master's Degree in Journalism, Media and Communications Leonie developed a love of photography after taking a year out to travel around the world. 

While visiting countries such as Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh and Ukraine with her trusty Nikon, Leonie learned how to capture the beauty of these inspiring places, and her photography has accompanied her various freelance travel features. 

As well as travel photography Leonie also has a passion for wildlife photography both in the UK and abroad.