SPRING FLING SALE! Gotta Raise Rent or the Archive is Toast. Unsigned Prints, 50% off. Signed, Limited Edition, Archival, Museum Quality, 25% off. Only ran this 4 years ago. Not gonna do it again. Limited time. When I reach rent, it’s over!

Been working so hard on merch and classes. No money coming in. You told me you wanted TEES. (merch.punkpioneers.com) You want PRINTS. (photostore.punkpioneers.com) You want me to teach my secrets. (DreamingBig.Rocks).

BUY SOMETHING! Donate! Or it’s over. Truth. Thank you.

I’m Desperate. Last night everything broke. I have been in software HELL just to post my classes. For you!

I share so many photos and stories for free. HELP SAVE THIS ARCHIVE. And me. Please. Thanks! Now go have fun!!

Click to see a few of my classic beloved, published, exhibited Punk Pioneers photos:

  • Rolling Stones, Mick, Ronnie, Keith, Houston, TX, July 19, 1978, Jenny Lens MFA
    Rolling Stones, Mick, Ronnie, Keith, Houston, TX, July 19, 1978, Jenny Lens MFA

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Added MORE photos, plus affordable photo posters. Rare images, lovingly printed on archival photo paper, each curated by me.

Punk Tshirts (and more) from the Jenny Lens Punk Photo Archive!
FINALLY: TSHIRTS!! Unisex, Ladies Feminine Fit, plus Youth, Toddler and Infants (bibs and onesies).
Various styles and images below. More on my Merch Store. People are LOVING these! I get great feedback via Facebook.

Hi! So excited! Launched DreamingBig.Rocks! YOU asked, many times, SO many questions. Photography, Photoshop, Online presence, Selling Online, and SO much more! My classes are jam packed with MY hard-won, top secrets.

THIS info EMPOWERS ME to make the art and teach the classes. Be the friend so many know me to be. 

Join this wild journey from an early famous punk rock photographer, trained and exhibited fine artist (before photos) who picked up a few tricks surviving treacherous waters. Taught at UCLA, SMC, Art Institute of LA and MAJOR computer conferences.

Lemme entertain YOU! While you gain clarity and pick up a few new tricks. Different way of seeing things. Thinking. Creating. Enjoying the process. Grow. Great for biz. Art. Social.

Watch the vid. Click on each class for more info. LOTSA of words. Sorry, but lots of info. TONS of PHOTOS in classes. Food, fashion, jewelry, flowers at parties, in the hood, on my tabletop studio. I show you it ALL!

Come along and listen to the DreamingBig.Rocks! parade. Before it passes you by.

I’m a big music fan. Lots of song lyrics here. Gotta sing, gotta dance. Cos this is not easy, my friends and new peeps.

It’s a tough world out there. Tech ain’t easy. Art ain’t easy. With a great attitude, knowledge and skills, you will feel like Singing in the Rain! DreamingBig.Rocks!

FUNd Raiser to save my archive or it’s gone. I cannot keep this going without YOUR support, purchases or donations! Thank you!

"Jenny Lens is the legendary punk photographer who shot some of the most iconic images of Patti Smith, The Ramones, The Screamers and so many others. She is one of the unsung heroines of the movement. Enjoy!" ~Alice Bag, legendary punk singer and Latina icon. Read Jenny's interview in About section.
Alice Bag
"I wish you luck on everything you do and on that website. You were one of the major players from those years. Would be a tragedy if your photos weren't given the platform they deserve. I will hold only good thoughts and wishes for that." ~ Belinda
Belinda Carlisle / Go-Go's
"I considered Jenny Lens as important as any band. We never thanked her back then. Thank you, Jenny" ~ John Denney, Weirdos lead singer and songwriter.
John Denney
“Jenny, you are the only photographer who takes photos while high on acid which are better than more well known photographers.” ~ Exene
Patti Smith called me "The Girl with the Camera Eye." Shouted from LA's Roxy stage, pointing to me, Nov 15, 1976. Patti told me "She still dares other photographers to take better photos than I." The Roxy, August 2002.
Patti Smith
Debbie Harry told me she was so proud of me when my photos appeared in New York Rocker. Whisky backstage, April 14, 1977.
Debbie Harry
"Jenny Lens knows the stories behind her photos. She's the genius behind so many classic photos. Jenny's a great photojournalistic historian of the period. Her photos made me the punk legend I am!" ~ Hellin Killer aka Helena Alicia Roessler
Hellin Killer

My photos have been seen all over the world in major projects like Joan Jett’s Rock Hall of Fame induction, New York’s Metropolitan Museum Punk Couture catalog, Experience Music Project, Grammy Museum, and more. Plus collected by top rock performers and people like YOUBooks, magazines, fanzines, documentaries, CD and DVD packages, record covers and more. Plus clothing and other products. Some licensed, some bootlegged by others.

See more photos Jenny Lens Photos for Purchase or Licensing. Please read Licensing info.

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Mini-Print, Desk and Wall Print Info: Which Images, High Quality Card Stock or Photo Print Paper, Sizes and More! 

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IF you are in California and purchase tangible goods, photos, pls add 9.5%. Or Write me. Thank you.

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Talking about my photos at Shepard Fairey’s Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die, Subliminal Projects. I was ONLY woman and earliest punk photographer in the exhibit. 2/25-3/26/2010. 2:46.

See tons of pix and hear untold stories about the birth of LA punk, interacting with New York and British bands, parties and good times. Lots here, so sit back and enjoy!! LA Library, January 10, 2015. 2:01:44.

Yummy Photos

Small sample of published and famous photos by Jenny Lens, MFA
Photo Collage #1 Coolest Photos
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Could This Be Art? Sunset Blvd 1977
Punk Fashion Collage #1 LA Punks Were Stylin'!
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LA Punk Fashions, 1976-1980
Punk Fashion Collage #2 Hot Times in Hot Town
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The Clash! 16 Tons Tour, England, June 1980. Transcendent. Jenny Lens MFA.
Clash, England, June 1980 Last Gang in Town
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Joe Strummer, Clash, 16 Tons Tour England, June 1980. Incredible. Jenny Lens MFA
Clash, Joe Strummer, June 1980 Exciting. Memorable.
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Joe Strummer, Clash, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium March 3, 1980. Jenny Lens MFA
Clash, Joe Strummer, 3-3-80 Clash Santa Monica. OMG.
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Germs Darby Crash 1977-80
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Screamers Collage
Screamers Collage My Fave LA Band
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Screamers Before Debut
Screamers Before Debut Stockin' Up before Show Time
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Screamers LIVE!
Screamers LIVE! Famous Photo
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X Collage
X Collage We're Desperate
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Wattles Bday Party
Wattles Bday Party Tomata's Bday 5-28-78
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IF you wish that I continue to post and share photos and stories here and on Facebook, PLS donate MONEY. I’ve worked for 41 years for minimal payment. IF you saw MY photos on merchandise, I didn’t get paid for it. Just so you know. I’ve never made a penny.  OR Take a Class! Click on the Image below or DreamingBig.Rocks!

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