Fiona Adams, photographer of The Beatles and other rock stars, dies at 84

Adams captured the iconic image of the Fab Four on a London bomb site for Boyfriend magazine in April 1963.Adams captured the iconic image of the Fab Four on a London bomb site for Boyfriend magazine in April 1963.

The photo was then used on the record sleeve and

as "the one that defined their early look".

Adams also snapped many other pop acts, from Bob Dylan to the Rolling Stones.

According to the late photographer's website, The Beatles "readily agreed" when Adams asked them to pose for Boyfriend magazine.

Having previously spotted an undeveloped bombsite near Euston station, she hailed a taxi and took them to the abandoned area.

"I climbed down the rubble into a bombed-out cellar, open to the sky, and had a wonderful session with the Beatles lined up on the wall above," she wrote.

Adams went on to take many more shots of John, Paul, George and Ringo, the last of whom

.

Cilla Black, Adam Faith, Sandy Shaw and Dusty Springfield were among other icons of the 1960s who were photographed by Adams for Boyfriend, Fabulous and other publications.

She later moved into travel photography before marrying and having two children.

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