Mark Hollis of Talk Talk on the set of the Such A Shame video, directed by Tim Pope, in London in March 1984
Heartfelt 80s rock ’n’ roll photos from the lens of exiled Londoner Steve Rapport - a music-lover & campaigner for social & racial justice, who was fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time. Steve is now the owner of the (mostly) rock 'n' roll gallery in his adopted hometown of Pacifica CA
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Sizes up to 16x20 printed to order by Steve on an Epson P900
Im in my 50s... I missed 60s and 70s music wind but perfectly catched colorful 80s... Smash Hits and No 1 was my best magazines from that era... i always fully aware the importance of photography in music business and music journalism... Since i aged, i focused more about photography and started collecting... Bought some original signed prints from my hero photographers, like Denis O'Regan, Fin Costello, Adrian Boot, Anton Corbijn, Yuka Fujii and mostly from Japan drummer Steve Jansen (he's also a photographer). To tell you the truth, Steve Rapport was never in my main focus at the 80s... What a shame for me! But by the help of instagram, i discovered his beautiful photos. And memories suddenly came from the ashes of my old magazine... I remembered his frames from my teenage years... For sure he is a legend, very important photographer, a true visual history maker. His prints are adorable, high quality... In person, he is kind, you can contact him, chat him, share your feelings, what you think... He is humble, modest... I thank him a lot for this print... For sure, my Mark Hollis print from him is very small but full of details and emotion... Steve captured Mark not only visually but also emotionally. Im planning for larger prints cause i can't take myself... Wanna have more... Thank you Steve, for making this possible... Best regards
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