Living the Dream | the exhibit
Sam Emerson will be in Italy for a series of exhibits that will take you through the shots of a lifetime on tour, on the sets of the most famous music videos and in the backstages with world's music legends: from Elvis to Jimi Hendrix, from Beatles to Frank Sinatra, from Elton John to Michael Jackson!
Sam Emerson, is a unit photographer for motion pictures, television and music videos. From La Bamba to Michael Jackson's Bad, from The Magnificent Seven to Pirates of the Caribbean, Sam Emerson is a bi-coastal southern gentleman with a creative eye. His photographs have appeared on dozens of iconic album covers, movie posters and publications all around the world.
"After 1969, my first tour was with the Osmond Brothers in 1970. Then working with various other artists, until 1973's Rod Stewart and the Faces; in 1974, I was on his american tour with Elton John for 10 weeks; worked with Fleetwood Mac for 3 years touring the US, Japan, and France. Worked on the Billie Jean video with Michael Jackson and that started a 10-year collaboration between the two of us. Travelled the world again and again with him on The Jacksons' "Victory Tour", Michael Jackson's "Bad WorldTour", and "Dangerous World Tour"; all the while photographing the Bad album cover and covering his video shoots as well.
Michael called me "The man who captures the magic" I was able to live my dream in the music industry and then for 25 years and 73 films in the movie industry."
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