Fast Film

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Arts
Occupation photographer
Location Hollywood, CA, United States
Introduction Professional Photographer, author of 2 music books,into fast cars, fast horses, fast film...
Interests Heather Harris' photographs of musicians have been published in Rolling Stone, MOJO, Billboard, the Los Angeles Times, Hits, Creem, Music Connection and countless others. Spanning the Buffalo Springfield to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, her work includes many of the most important figures in rock that came through her native Los Angeles throughout the past four decades. Author of the books "Punk Rock 'n' Roll, " and "Bob Marley - Rastaman Vibration, " (both of Almo Publications), she is readying a photojournalistic collection of her music photography and overview of Los Angeles' unique local music scene, "Fast Film." You can view samples of more than 4 decades of rock & roll photography here, along with a complete chapter excerpt. Heather Harris is available for studio portraiture 24/7, and for live concert, location or event photography. Original signed and framed museum-quality photographic prints of these historical images, plus thousands more, are available for purchase - call or email Heather for more information.
Favorite Movies too many to list: it would upset the site's algorithms. But I will mention "The Public Eye" (loosely based upon Weegee, )the film that best typlifies the dedication required of a professional photographer. Sample dialogue-Q:Why do you put yourself through this? A: It's what I do... I can't read as much as I used to without getting headaches, so I input the likes of Monty Python's Flying Circus, The Prisoner, Lost, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 24, House, THe Mighty Boosh, Jeremy Brett's Sherlock Holmes, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Primeval, and all of the myriad, disparate Law & Orders.
Favorite Music ROCK N ROLL
Favorite Books Longing For Darkness- Isak Dinesen's Africa by Kamante and Peter Beard; Louise Brooks by Barry Paris; William Morris (ibid. the Arts & Crafts artist not the agent) A Life for Our Time by Fiona McCarthy; Punk Rock 'n' Roll by Heather Harris