Through The Lens

Rock ‘n’ roll isn’t just musical; it’s also visual. This is where we look through the viewfinder at iconic, memorable, stunning and beautiful images of classic rock acts and the photographers that capture them.

Beatles 1968 Photos From Pattie Boyd

A rare group of photographs documenting the group’s historic visit to Rishikesh, India, in 1968, have surfaced in a portfolio compiled by George Harrison’s former wife

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When Eddie Van Halen Won the Internet With Family Pics

In 2019, a week after reports of health issues arose, the guitar legend appeared in a series of photos that elevated him to heights he likely never imagined

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Linda Ronstadt’s Album Designer, Kosh, Talks Covers

We go behind the scenes with her longtime collaborator who earned 3 Grammys for his work with her. “She never seemed to really appreciate how good she was”

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Robbie Robertson Reunites With The Band Photographer Elliott Landy

At the U.S. premiere of the documentary, Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band, the musician offered his praise: “He was part of the family”

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Smithsonian Rocks: Behind the Fan Photo Book

The Smithsonian asked fans to send them rock-related photos and stories. We spoke with the author about the making of ‘Smithsonian Rock and Roll.”

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Iconic Images from Noted Photographer Elliott Landy

If you follow classic rock music, you very likely know the work of Elliott Landy from the covers of such landmark albums as Bob Dylan’s Nashville Skyline, Van Morrison’s Moondance and the second (self-titled) album by The Band as well

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Iconic Rock Shots by Elliott Landy

A pioneer of rock music photography, Elliott Landy captured many memorable images during the late 1960s and early ’70s. We showcase two of them here

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