Blondie Vid

Debbie Harry, Blondie’s LA Debut, Wearing thrift store wedding dress and veil. Prints beautifully! You can see veil netting and embroidery on sleeves. ⁣ ⁣ TP is Tom Petty, which was spray painted on her dress, while backstage. YES, Tom Petty and Blondie performed on same bill! ⁣ ⁣ THEN THE great double bill of […]

Photos + History: Slides + Galleries Overview

I created these slideshows and galleries for your enjoyment IF you want overview of of my many photos: Punk Pioneers Alphabetical Slider Jenny Lens Rock Photos Overview Punk Photo Collages Photo Store slide show The Masque: Uniquely LA images from the legendary literally underground LA Punk “Clubhouse” If you want specific bands, individuals, events, venues, […]

The Masque

My photos comprised the majority of photos in Live at the Masque: Nightmare in Punk Alley. My photos were used for all the covers, backs, interiors, and booklets for the 3 CD set, Live at the Masque, produced by Exene Cervenka of X. You can see footage of me whipping lead singer Tomata du Plenty, when […]

Women MUST Credit Other Women!

THIS BREAKS MY HEART! KILLS ME!! WHY don’t women credit OTHER women when they use THEIR art that cost them money and time and was HARDER to create than merely drawing?? WHY do we ONLY honor Performers and Writers, but rarely Photographers? WHY are performers and writers treated better and paid more? Photographers spent MONEY […]

Narcissistic Mean Punk Resurfaced during Wedding at DTLA Arts District

Went to AMAZING wedding yesterday. BUT ran into someone who caused me to never be invited to Miss Pamela [des Barres] parties ever again. Due to a variety of factors, I rarely go anywhere. Being banned from local parties with tons of pals and people in entertainment makes me very sad. Especially because I was […]

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, the Whisky, February 1977, Jenny Lens, mfa

Tom Petty, Whisky Debut, Feb 1977

Tom Petty, Whisky Debut, February 1977 Tom Petty, Whisky Debut, February 1977. WOW, some great expressions! I am stunned and emotional. First time ever seeing them. Hope you feel what I am feeling now, which is WHY I took these. Good times! To buy or questions: drop me a note with the file name(s), then drop […]

Rik L Rik, F-Word, FWord, The Masque, February 1978. (c) Jenny Lens

Rik L Rik and F-Word, The Masque, February 1978

I photographed Rik L Rik and F-Word during a photo session at the Masque, February 1978. I dug up these negs and scanned them for a loving project celebrating Rik L Rik’s life and untimely, early passing. I am selling these for a limited time. I’m making serious changes regarding my punk archive. So if […]

Clash, Cramps and Damned

Joe Strummer, 16 Tons Tour, June 1980, England. Left: Joe in color. Right: Joe in black and white. The Clash, 16 Tons Tour, June 1980, England. Full Color. 16 Tons Tour, June 1980, England. Sepia.  (I shot in color, but this is how the image appeared in my camera. As if I changed it. No, […]

Jenny Lens Bio 2004

I wrote this in 2004. My attitude is far better, thanks to SO many great Facebook comments, messages, emails and IRL (in real life) encounters. Enjoy! I was born and raised in LA. I was a shy, introverted adolescent in the wild sixties of Vietnam protests, free love and sex due to the pill and […]

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