top of page




Career: 1977 - 2011


GEORGE BODNAR was a professional photographer from 1977 - 2011 who achieved the distinction of being awarded a royal warrant by HRH Prince Charles, granting George the honour of using the royal crest with the words "By Appointment", for his work with the Prince's Trust.

George started his career taking photographs of bands and musicians and went on to work in an official capacity for many major artists such as Tom Jones, Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan, AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Deep Purple, among others.  His work has been published in music publications, national newspapers and magazines worldwide.  George was also the official photographer for Comic Relief and undertook varied assignments for theatre productions,  commercials and videos during his long and distinguished career.

George died on November 12, 2011 after suffering from pancreatic cancer, leaving behind him a unique body of work which has captured and documented an important slice of music history from pre-punk through to the 80s, 90s, and 00s.

George's work is represented for licensing by IconicPix Music Archive at


bottom of page