Brad Elterman

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Brad Elterman
Born Brad Irwin Elterman
(1956-09-19) September 19, 1956 (age 61)
California, United States
Nationality American
Years active 1970–present

Brad Elterman is a professional photographer from Beverly Hills, California, who addressed the rock 'n' roll lifestyle in Hollywood encompassing pop, punk and rock bands that included the Faces with Rod Stewart, David Bowie, Robert Plant, Sex Pistols, the Runaways, Bebe Buell, Kiss, Queen, Blondie, the Ramones, Bay City Rollers, ABBA, Boney M, Kenny Rogers, The Who, Leif Garrett, Michael Jackson, among others. Some of the magazines, newspapers and other publications that he contributed to include Creem, Circus, Rolling Stone, People, Hit Parader, New York Post, National Enquirer, "New Musical Express", and Melody Maker.[1][2][3][4]

Fall 2010 saw the publication of Elterman's fine art coffee table book, Like It Was Yesterday published by Seventy Seven Press, LLC. The book featured in L'Officiel France, Vogue Brazil, Rolling Stone Brazil, Rocking On Japan, Rolling Stone Japan, MOJO, Monster Children and Vice.

Brad Elterman is a photographer living and working in Los Angeles. He started his career at the age of 16 taking and selling a photo of Bob Dylan in concert in 1974. He photographed bands of the 1970s including Joan Jett, The Runaways, The Ramones, Sex Pistols, David Bowie and Leif Garrett.[5]

Decades later, he is taking photographs of pop culture working with young bands and fashion brands. His photos appear in Purple magazine, Purple Diary,[6] Dazed, and Interview. publishes his monthly "Le Reve" column.[7]

His third book entitled Dog Dance[8] was published by Damiani editor designed by Sandy Kim with a forward provided by Oliver Zahm.


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Smash His Camera Himself Shot in Beverly Hills, California, Credited as Brad Elterman, Co-Owner of Buzz Foto[9]
2010 Teenage Paparazzo Himself Shot in Beverly Hills, California, Credited as Brad Elterman, Co-Owner of Buzz Foto[9]


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