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about the artist

Neal Preston is one of the most highly respected photographers in the history of the music business. His career in photography has spanned well over 4 decades. Through his body of work Preston has made a significant contribution to the pop culture historys of multiple generations. His archive stands as one of the music industry’s single most elite (and extensive) photographic collections.

An accomplished photojournalist, Preston has shot stories and covers – not only on musicians- for a multitude of world-class magazines including Newsweek, Time, and Rolling Stone. In 1980 he began a 30 year-long relationship with People Magazine and to this day remains the most-assigned photographer in the history of the magazine, with almost 700 shoot days to his credit.