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HENRY DILTZ

Henry Diltz is an extraordinary rock´n roll photographer unlike any other. A founding member of the Modern Folk Quartet, Diltz is as much at home as a musician on tour, as he is a visual historian of the last four decades of popular music. The rapport he’s developed with his musician friends, along with his down-to-earth-grin and frequent laugh, enables him to capture the candid shots that convey a rare feeling of trust and intimacy with his subjects

For Henry Diltz, the pictures began with a $20 second-hand Japanese camera purchased on tour with the Modern Folk Quartet. When MFQ disbanded, he embarked on his photographic career with an album cover for The Lovin’ Spoonful. Despite his lack of formal training, Diltz easily submerged himself in the world of music: the road, the gigs, the humor, the social consciousness, the psychedelia, the up and down times.

For over 40 years, his work has graced hundreds of album covers and has been featured in books, magazines and newspapers. His unique artistic style has produced powerful photographic essays of Woodstock , The Monterey Pop Festival, The Doors, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Jimi Hendrix and scores of other legendary artists. Diltz continues his distinguished career, generating new and vibrant photographs that inspire the rock n’ roll fan in each of us.


“It’s a photographic card catalog of rock and roll”

Henry Diltz

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The Doors, Morrison Hotel Outtake, Los Angeles, CA 1969l by Henry Diltz

Neil Young, Laughing, Broken Arrow Ranch, Half Moon Bay, CA 1971 by Henry Diltz

Paul & Linda McCartney, Cover of Life Magazine, 1971 by Henry Diltz

The Doors, Hard Rock Cafe, Los Angeles, CA,1969 by Henry Diltz

Tom Waits, Hollywood, CA 1980 by Henry Diltz

Neil Young and Harte, Redwood City, CA 1971 by Henry Diltz

Crosby, Stills & Nash, Los Angeles, CA 1969 by Henry Diltz

Jimi Hendrix, Hollywood, CA 1967 by Henry Diltz

Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA, 1969 by Henry Diltz

Keith Richards, Midwest Airport 1979 by Henry Diltz

Eagles, Joshua Tree 1972 by Henry Diltz

Neil Young, 'White Falcon,' Balboa Stadium, San Diego, CA 1969 by Henry Diltz

Neil Young and Moose 1975 by Henry Diltz