Page 3 photographer Beverley Goodway has died, reports the Sun newspaper for which he worked for 33 years.
Models made famous by Goodway’s images include Samantha Fox and Linda Lusardi.
Lusardi told the paper: ‘He was simply the best. He was a true legend. The ultimate gentleman.’
She added: ‘No one will ever come close to reaching his calibre as a photographer. He will be sadly missed.’
The photographer, who was 69, had been battling cancer, adds the Sun which has published more tributes from Page 3 girls on its website.