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Rock Photography: Seminar with Michael PutlandRock Photography: Seminar with Michael Putland

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Rock Photography: Seminar with Michael Putland

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Rock Photography: Seminar with Michael Putland

Thursday 25th October, 5pm - 7pm 

£15

Michael Putland is a rock photographer and music photographyknown internationally for his stunning and intimate photographs. He will be talking about his life, work and career upto this date, inclusive of his work with the Rockarchive.

Michael grew up in Harrow where he took his first pictures at the age of nine before leaving school at sixteen to work as an assistant to various photographers including Time-Life photographer, Walter Curtain and the legendary motor racing photographer, Louis Klemantaski. In 1969 he set up his own studio and by 1971, he was the official photographer for the British music magazine Disc &Music Echo. His first assignment for them that year was to photograph Mick Jagger in London.

From the editorial work for Disc and Music Echo, Sounds and later Smash Hits & Q magazine amongst others, to the 1973 tour with The Rolling Stones that led to a long-standing relationship working with the band, Michael has shot prodigiously including for major record labels including CBS, Warner, Elektra, Polydor, Columbia Records and EMI. Relocating to New York in 1977, it was here that Michael founded the photo agency, Retna.

It has been said that Michael photographed everyone from Abba to Zappa … when looking at his archive this is actually true.

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