Iconic portrait photographer being inducted into International Photography Hall of Fame

Harry Benson, an iconic portrait photographer who's taken some of the world's most memorable photographs, will soon be inducted into the International Photography Hall of Fame, located near SLU's campus.

The International Photography Hall of Fame near St. Louis University is an undiscovered gem for many.

In a few weeks the 2017 inductees will be recognized, including a photographer so famous a movie was made about him.

From the Beatles collaborating on another hit record, the split personality of the godfather of soul or the making of "The Godfather," a film masterpiece, he's taken some of the world's most memorable photographs.

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Photographs by Harry Benson

Benson sat down with 5 On Your Side's Art Holliday to share amazing anecdotes behind some of his most famous photos.

And you can check out some of these amazing photographs at the 2017 Award & Hall of Fame Inductee Exhibition from November 18 through February 10 at the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum.