Harry Papadopoulos' What Presence! Rock Photography

Let us relive the era when rock fans would get black fingers from inky newspapers with the fascinating perspective of Harry Papadopoulos. Learn more about his photography after the stop.

Harry Papadopoulos is a rock music photographer from Glasgow. His collection is comprised of iconic photographs of various punk and post-punk bands like Altered Images, Blondie, Bryan Ferry, David Bowie, Joy Division, Penetration, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Ramones, Suicide, The Birthday Party, The Clash, The Cramps, and The Specials. Here are a few of his shots:

Photos via Street Level Photoworks

His rock photographs are currently in a display, called, What Presence! — below are snippets of his incredible rock photography archive:

Photos via Street Level Photoworks

What Presence! is on display at Street Level Photoworks, Scotland until February 25th, 2012.

“A series of events will take place at Street Level as part of What Presence! These include appearances by guest DJ Stephen Pastel, music by former Josef K guitarist Malcolm Ross with Low Miffs singer Leo Condie, and ex Fire Engines vocalist and current driving force of The Sexual Objects, Davy Henderson in conversation.” (via The Quietus)

Images and information in this article were taken from ePHOTOzine, The Quietus, and Street Level Photoworks.

written by emulsional on 2012-02-01 in #news #harry-papadopoulos #exhibitions #rock #2012 #music-photography

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