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I was very active in the Los Angeles punk scene during the birth of the movement in the late 70's and early 80's. Although I have done many types of photography from portraits, street photography and assemblage art photographs, to architectural photography, I am probably best known for my punk photography. My work was featured extensively in the film "AMERICAN HARDCORE" and one of my photographs was used for the cover of the book by the same name.
It was often a challenge capturing these shots from the mosh pit, but I was very determined and just worked really hard at it and went to LOTS of shows.