Chester Simpson is a renowned Washington DC events photographer, with his greatest claim to fame being his captivating rock photography. Having spent many years in San Francisco during the 70s and 80s, he is well-known for his coverage of the rock and punk scenes during this time. In addition, he has documented over 37 USO tours, where he has traveled to countless countries and captured numerous concerts performed for American soldiers.
As a world-class photographer, Chester creates stunning multimedia and conceptual photos of corporate events, executive portraits, and more, which are used for advertising, editorial, magazines, websites, promotional videos, and annual reports. His unique and unsurpassed creative style makes him a highly sought-after photographer in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia areas, as well as worldwide.
Chester's extensive experience as a celebrity rock-n-roll photographer for publications like BAM, California, Rolling Stone, NME, Melody Maker, London Sun, TIME, and People magazines, and as a USO tour photographer and photojournalist, makes him an expert in documenting events in an unobtrusive and friendly manner. He is easy to work with and excels in collaborating with others to ensure that the reaction captured is perfect for the situation. His creativity and ability to be in the right place at the right time are what make him stand out among other Washington DC photographers.
In addition to his event photography work, Chester's Rock-N-Roll Photography have been exhibited in many galleries and museums around the world and have been acquired by persistent collectors, solidifying his reputation as a true artistic talent.
Thousands of images made by Chester Simpson are available for licensing. If you have any questions about the website, purchasing a print or licensing images, or anything else, please don't hesitate to reach out and contact Chester directly.
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