UFO Photograph 1996
Pat Johnson Studio, San Francisco
Original Photo by Pat Johnson
Pat Johnson served as the official shooter for the Bay Area Music Awards, (Bammies), KMEL Summer Jam, and Sonoma’s BR Cohn Festival. He also had a long professional and personal association with the rock band, Journey. His photography has appeared in Rolling Stone, People, Time and Billboard magazines and has graced dozens of CD and album covers, including Elvin Bishop, Journey, Ian Hunter and UFO. Pat arrived in San Francisco in 1972 and quickly established himself as a premiere music photographer, shooting concerts, studio portraits, radio show promos, and record labels. He worked with every known Bay Area rock band and shot all the greats as they came through town. Pat’s work is currently housed in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.