Baron is best known for his work for the music magazine Rolling Stone, becoming the magazine’s first Chief Photographer from 1967 until late 1970. He took photos of artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Frank Zappa, The Grateful Dead, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Bob Dylan, and Baron was one of the photographers who captured the spirit of Woodstock with his camera.
Baron was not only interested in music photography but also in fashion, he founded his own fashion magazine and became a pilot in order to work on his aerial photography.
In this interview, we’ll talk about his career in the last 50 years and what he has learned from it.
In this Episode, You’ll learn
- About the legendary Woodstock Festival
- Why Baron decided to take photographs of groupies
- How curiosity got him to become a professional photographer
- Favourite Camera For Photography: Nikon D500 & D750
- Photographers he admires: Christie Goodwin
Baron’s Book: Every Picture Tells a Story
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