1997 Photo Contest, Portraits, 3rd prize

Harry Borden

Katz Pictures for GQ Magazine

01 January, 1996

British billionaire Richard Branson donned his wings shortly before his ill-fated trip around the world by hot-air balloon. The self-styled 'adventure capitalist' is one of the most successful entrepreneurs on the planet and the owner of record stores, airlines, cinemas, radio stations and more - all of them named Virgin.

About the photographer

Harry Borden

Though born in New York, Harry Borden grew up in Britain. His earliest commissions were for the NME and then The Observer. Throughout the 1990s, Borden's profile grew steadily as...

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