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.
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In this special rock ’n roll photography issue of GUP Magazine, which celebrates new talent in the genre through the PopView competition, I will be asking what makes a great rock ’n roll photographer; what distinguishes them from other professional photographers?
Claude Vanheye was only 18 when he started photographing famous rock stars. His first posed photos of Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, Frank Zappa and Michael Jackson inspired and encouraged him to look for the person behind the artist.
Hordes of young, ambitious music photographers dream of having a career like Anton Corbijn, the shy ministers son who has become as famous as the rock stars he photographs.
For one time only we did things differently. Kalle Björklid (1980, Kemi, Finland) interviewed himself. He was in charge. The only question asked was: Which burning questions would you yourself like to see answered?