Check out some of Kubrick’s photographs before he became a director. They’re stunning!

Long before his days as a Hollywood icon he was displaying great skills behind the lens and in 1945, at the age of 17, he became the youngest staff photographer in Look magazine’s history.

Now fine art prints of Kubrick’s work as a photo-journalist in New York are going on sale.

Curators at the Museum of the City of New York and art advisers at VandM checked more than 10,000 negatives of Kubrick’s photos to choose 25 for the sale on VandM.

Some of the images are posed, others were shot as he walked around the city, capturing the heart of the Big Apple.

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