Thanks to Pat Johnson’s long relationships with many Record Labels like Columbia, Epic, Warners and RCA he has been hired to photograph the top R&B artists in the world. Michael Jackson, James Brown,Tina Turner, Barry White and Rick James and a host of others have stood in front of the lens of Pat Johnson Photography. Pat’s passion for his craft and knowledge of the music gives him a decided edge when working with his subjects, creating a relaxed and warm atmosphere to capture intimate shots.
“I was deeply influenced by the early British LP covers of the likes of the Beatles, Rolling Stones, the Kinks and the Yardbirds painted themselves in my psyche. I adored David Bailey and Richard Avedon. Those were my heroes.”