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Meet the Legendary Photographer Behind Iconic Shots of The Beatles, Presidents and Donald Trump

Playing Meet the Legendary Photographer Behind Iconic Shots of The Beatles, Presidents and Donald Trump

One photographer has captured the images of Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson and even Donald Trump.

The never-before-seen photo of the future president, hangs in Harry Benson's home. He says it's the real estate mogul as 'he' wanted to be portrayed.

In the photo, Trump appears in an oversized yellow jacket on a beach with a bright yellow belt. 

And that's just one snap by the persistent Scotsman, whose work has been seen for generations.

In a career that spans more than 50 years, the now 87-year-old got his start in a Paris hotel room, where four musicians from Liverpool, England, were staying.

Benson, who was a serious photojournalist, did not want to take on the project but then realized what he was witnessing.

"I am walking in and I hear The Beatles just starting and I hear 'Close your eyes and I will kiss you,'" he recalled. Those words make up part of their hit song, "All My Loving."

Benson was later admitted into the inner sanctum of the Fab Four.

Read: Paul McCartney Pays Tribute to 'Fifth Beatle' George Martin After He Dies at 90

He was also there at moments of national tragedy. One of his most haunting images shows Senator Robert Kennedy, moments after he was assassinated in 1968.

Benson's life behind the lenses is the subject of the new documentary, Harry Benson: Shoot First.

And a photo of Inside Edition’s Deborah Norville breastfeeding her newborn baby caused a stir that's discussed in the film.

Read: Paul McCartney Gets Upstaged by Little Girl He Pulls Onstage: 'I Want to Play the Bass With You'

The walls of Benson’s home are covered with memories of the legends and politicians he's photographed.

The documentary opens in select cities, OnDemand, Amazon, and iTunes December 9.

The full list of cable providers carrying the documentary (as well as Google Play and YouTube), is available by clicking here.

Watch: Artist Who Painted 6-Foot Portrait of Donald Trump Speaks Out on Controversial Work: 'He Liked It'

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