‘The Music I Saw’ Photo Book by Michael Putland
The first official photographic monograph by Michael Putland,
a single large volume showing a carefully selected body of beautiful imagery from the vast archive of the the famous English music photographer, both iconic and never published before. More than a solely an exquisite photographic collection, the book is also Michael’s photographic story told in the first person from the 60s to the present day.
During his career, Putland has photographed music legends such as The Rolling Stones, John Lennon, David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, Prince, Bob Marley, Lou Reed, Frank Zappa, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Pink Floyd, Queen, The Clash, Madonna, Miles Davis, just to name a few.
“I have had the privilege of capturing many of the greatest artists and groups in the world over the last fifty years, a spectacular and exciting period in the history of music, starting with blues and jazz, which have influenced the birth of rock ‘n’ roll and the development of pop music culture of today.
‘The Music I saw’ is a story for images of the music I love and I was lucky enough to photograph. It was a fantastic journey … “.
With images of over 330 music artists the A4 size hard back cover volume has 352 pages in colour and in black and white and is printed on matte coated paper.