Neal Preston
In the Eye of the Rock’n’Roll Hurricane

Neal Preston’s career spans more than 40 years. Preston’s legendary
music images include some of the most memorable ever made of rock’s
most iconic stars. His photographs have appeared in every conceivable
media outlet…on the covers and pages of world-class magazines and
newspapers, to books, television shows, feature films, Broadway show
programs and billboards, vinyl, CD and DVD packages…literally
everywhere. His client list is a virtual who’s-who of rock royalty. His
archive, a body of work spanning over four decades, is regarded as one of
the music industry’s most extensive and significant photo collections. It
was the key source of photographs for VH-1’s acclaimed ”Behind the
Music” documentary series, providing over one thousand still photos used
in 50 episodes.

Rock fans best know Preston as the legendary photographer who has
toured with Led Zeppelin, the Who, Queen, Fleetwood Mac, Bruce
Springsteen, and countless others. In 1985, Preston was chosen as
one of the official photographers for the Bob Geldof’s ”Live Aid”
concert at London’s Wembley Stadium. In 1988 his association with
Bruce Springsteen helped land him the job as official tour photographer
for Amnesty International’s landmark ”Conspiracy of Hope” tour.