Neal Preston started shooting photographs in high school while going to concerts. He gained access and a reputation in New York for his pictures. He decided to skip college and moved to LA when he was 19 where he eventually landed a retainer deal with Atlantic Records to do publicity photos and press parties and caught some breaks being on the road with Cameron Crowe and Rolling Stone.
He went on to work with Led Zeppelin and was the only tour photographer they ever hired. Traveled with Bruce Springsteen and was the Tour photographer for “Born in the USA.”
Also worked with The Who, Fleetwood Mac, Queen.
He wrote a book called “Neal Preston, Exhilarated and Exhausted.”