Over a cup of tea with Dan Burn-Forti

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An informal Q & A

Which photographer or artist do you most admire?

I think it may be a little predictable, but I love William Eggleston.

What artwork, where money is no object, would you like to hang on your wall?

Hmm. Golly. Picasso's Guernica would be pretty fabulous, although I'd need a bigger wall. Or Las Meninas by Velasquez would make me pretty happy.

What is the best commission you have ever had?

I had a great shoot a couple of years ago in New York and on Lake Powell in Utah. Nice and simple pictures, lovely people, beautiful scenery, lots of money! That was a nice commission.

Which famous artists, living or dead, would you invite to a dinner party?

David Bowie, Lee Miller, Mark Rothko and Cecil Beaton.

When are you at your happiest?

About 7.00 in the morning.

What is your most treasured possession?

My dog, although I don't think she's a possession.

What book are you reading at the moment?

Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates.

What made you laugh recently?

Flight of the Conchords.

What really winds you up?

Cars, cars, everywhere bloody cars!

What do you do when not working?

Walk the dog, play ping-pong, hang out with the family, follow Spurs, cook, go camping. Oh, and watch Mad Men.

How you would you like to be remembered?

As the world's happiest and oldest ever photographer.

What music would you like played at your funeral?

Across the Universe by The Beatles.

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