Patrick Harbron started his career photographing rock and roll. His photography of Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Blondie, The Police, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Grateful Dead, The Who, David Bowie, The Police, The Rolling Stones, Rush, Kiss, Van Halen, Bob Marley, and hundreds of others has been featured as album, DVD covers, publicity, tour booklets, and countless books and magazines.
He has two JUNO award nominations for album cover photography and his album work is included in the Taschen book 1000 Record Covers. Patrick's work grew beyond music to become a unique form of reportage and portraiture. His work now appears in magazines, advertising, annual reports, and books for clients such as Rolling Stone, Time, People, New York, Discover, Penguin Books, Ogilvy Mather, BBDO, and FCB among others.
His style of photography, well-suited to advertising and design led to creating ads for Apple, IBM, American Express, AT&T, Pepsi Co, and Nabisco. Patrick's work includes photography for network television programs such as Boardwalk Empire, House of Cards, Smash, Newsroom, 666 Park Avenue, Zero Hour, Gossip Girl, Rescue Me, Pan Am, Damages, Ugly Betty, and Royal Pains. His clients include HBO, ABC Television, Netflix, Sony Television, NBC, FX Network, Disney Films, Lionsgate, CW Network, and Warner Brothers.
Patrick has produced three books of photography published internationally by The Bantam Dell Publishing Group. He is currently working on new book projects. Recognition for his work includes numerous awards from American Photography, Communication Arts, Society of Publication Design, How Design, The Art Director's Club of Canada, PX3, The Lucie Awards, Hasselblad Masters 2008, Print and The International Center of Photography in NYC.
Solo Exhibits include Rock and Roll Icons- Photographs by Patrick Harbron at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in Lincoln Center (2012) and Patrick Harbron - Rock and Roll Photographs at the Morrison Hotel Gallery (2012), Desert Sea Shores - Views of the Salton Sea at Gallery FCB in Chelsea, NYC (2006).
Patrick lives in New York City and the Hudson Valley.