The most expensive shots (22 photos)

The photo essay benefited magazine «SIM» ... $ 230,000 per frame with Freddie Mercury!

In 1990, the paparazzi made a real hunt for the already deeply sick Freddie Mercury. The fact that he has AIDS, the singer publicly admitted only the day before his death, but the rumors appeared long before that. Musician hardly left the house. However, the paparazzi managed to still catch the disease Freddie exhausted in the company of the British rock star Garry Glitter for lunch in one of the most elite restaurants in London

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Attack Britney - $ 250,000

February 21, 2007 before the house of her former husband Kevin Federline Britney Spears shaved nalyso with an umbrella in hand, attacked paparazzi machine named Danny Boy from the agency X17.

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This is the largest in Los Angeles paparazzi center (about 100 employees) specializes only in spying on Britney. Day and night, two or three jeeps with sullen silent Latinos follow on the heels of a star.

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Author of pictures, in addition to a fee of $ 250,000, earned another $ 40,000 on the sale of the jeep, scratched singer.

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Kate Moss sniffing cocaine - $ 300,000!

In October 2005, British newspaper The Daily Mirror published photos of the model Kate Moss sniffing cocaine with her boyfriend Pete Doherty. As a result, the company Chanel and Burberry immediately broke the contracts with Kate.

The model was forced repeatedly to make excuses, apologize and undergo treatment for drug addiction. But the paparazzi picked an excellent jackpot of scandalous photos - $ 300,000!

"Penthouse" cut a poor figure - $ 500,000 for the benefit of the paparazzi ...

All circulation numbers, which published pictures of our sport sexy - Anna Kournikova, had to go under the knife ... They sold the magazine paparazzi Amateur in St. Louis one Frank, who managed to videotape a few girls sunbathing. Frank was convinced that one of them - the elusive Kournikova: first, she was looking for solitude, and secondly, the paparazzi ... "identified her nipple shape." Then he tried to justify that very Kournikova never seen, only photos, where she was sporting a T-shirt tight, treacherous outstanding form of its natural decorations. "Penthouse" did not notice the trick and bought the cassette. But pictures "Kournikova" identified themselves suddenly Judith Soltis Benetton, the adopted daughter of Italian fashion designer Luciano Benetton. "Penthouse" was shocked, Judith and Kournikova - too happy just Frank - he was now a celebrity! This embarrassment man felled $ 500,000 ...

$ 1 million for a photo baby ...

In September 2004 in London, the notorious paparazzo Steve Sands (officially entered in the list of 50 most heinous of New Yorkers) photographed daughter of rock musician, leader of the band Coldplay Chris Martin and actress Gwyneth Paltrow. It was the first in the history of the paparazzi shot of star baby ...

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In the future, the stars began to seek millions of royalties for the photo shoot of their children - in 2007, as did a pair of Brad Pitt - Angelina Jolie and Tom Cruise - Katie Holmes. In fairness it should be noted that in an interview with Steve Sands hinted that Gwyneth Paltrow is not doing anything for free.

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So, most likely he has shared with her percentage of the sale of these images ... $ 1 million for a photo session - it will agree, a lot ...

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$ 1.1 million for the love affair of the Queen ...

In 1982, Princess Caroline of Monaco after her divorce from her husband, a French banker and playboy Philippe Junot, began dating the athlete Guillermo Vilas, Argentine tennis genius and the first Latin American winner of the Grand Slam tournaments.

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Pictures couple appeared on the covers of 54 magazines. Until now successful angles Princess and tennis profitable these magazines - pictures are always in demand at online auctions. $ 1.1 million for the photos - I think it is an absolute record? Unfortunately no.

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Jacqueline Onassis, naked - $ 1 200 000

Nude photo of Jacqueline Onassis famous paparazzi 70 Ron Galella was $ 1200 000. In 1970, under the guise of a gardener-Mexican wearing a sombrero and mustache and a hidden camera in the car with the turf, Galella made his way to a guarded island - private property and Onassis I made famous picture of topless Jacqueline.

$ 1.4 million - fighting the king ...

In the evening, August 15, 1958 Italian photographer Tazio Sekkyaroli strolling along the fashionable district of Rome, where he came across an Egyptian King Farouk, was ignited in the company of two beauties Outdoor table for Cafe de Paris. He photographed the overturned table and attacked him with fists crowned Playboy and went down in history as the founder of the genre - it Sekkyaroli became the prototype of the most famous of the paparazzi Signor Fellini film "La Dolce Vita". $ 1.4 million - and this is not the limit ...

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$ 1 500 000 - withdrawal from life model Anna Nicole Smith ...

At that time profiteer paparazzi in full ...

Last photo published all more or less decent global publication ...

Why such a price? And because the pictures have caught just a few hours after her death ...

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And the pictures of Anna Nicole Smith in a bag to carry the corpses for a round sum bought and did not hesitate to publish an American tabloid National Enquirer, which during the life she led the column. Another $ 1 500 000 ... Anna Nicole would be flattered ...

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Princess Diana was estimated at $ 6 million ... When in 1997 the paparazzi pursued Princess Diana's car, was charged in the death of Lady Di, they thought it was a monstrous absurdity: "It's as if the children killed nursing mother!»

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They recalled that only a few months ago for a series of photographs of the princess and her new friend Dodi Fayed on a yacht in Saint-Tropez (the first evidence of a novel) colleagues managed to gain $ 6 million ...

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This - the largest fee for more than a century of photography. And this - the most expensive picture in its history ...

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