Introduction to GUP #23 - Pop Rock




When starting this issue we were under no illusions that we could cover the whole spectrum of the rock genre in one magazine, so we had to make choices, harsh ones. And although pop/rock photography from the past appeals to people more easily (oh, nostalgia) we wanted to avoid the clichés as much as possible. Besides, we had never seen so many photographers from around the globe so dedicated to the theme and we never thought we could work it out.

But to be honest, we think we've nailed it pretty well – if we do say so ourselves - with a mix of (strong) stories from the past, the journalistic side of music photography as well as the artistic and conceptual approach to the subject; it's all in here. A small package that should nonetheless give you enough energy to get you through these cold winter days…

See more from the GUP#23 Pop/Rock issue.