Since the dawn of reality TV, paparazzi have perfected the creation of ‘candid’ shots
“He’s been caught with his hands in the cookie jar,” is the unsympathetic verdict of paparazzi photographer George Bamby, after Meghan Markle’s father was caught apparently colluding with a photo agency to stage pictures of himself preparing for the royal wedding. “He knew exactly what he was doing. We stage stuff every day!”
Thomas Markle has been publicly humiliated – and may yet miss his daughter’s wedding – after it was revealed the 73-year-old had worked with an LA-based paparazzo to stage photographs of him looking at pictures of his daughter in an internet cafe and being measured for a suit.