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 […]

Jenny Lens Ramones Numero Uno Fan

by Richard Schaefer in Lisa Fancher’s “Street Life” fanzine. Proof I was the Ramones “numero uno fan and famous paparazzi in her own right.” In EARLY 1977!! Tantalizing sounds of the skirmishes of desire, of lips surrendering cheap kissed in the other room, brought torture to anyone who listened. We stood between the jungle and […]

Alice Bag Interview of Jenny Lens, MFA

Alice Bag interviewed Jenny Lens in 2004. Alice is considered by many to be the very first hard core singer with her radical band, the Bags,who first hit the streets in 1977. Their riotous show at the Troubadour, known for folk singers and laid-back rockers, is still talked about today. I always considered Alice a […]

Germs Rise and Fall Vids with Jenny Lens Punk Photos

Germs photos, 1977-1980. I shot their first official photo session. Classic photos and rare images. Recorded on Facebook Live. Buy photos at my Photostore. Please tell folks. Thanks!Please Donate to Legal Fund to retrieve stolen negs and slides.My archive cannot survive without your support. Thanks!

Germs Short Vid with Jenny Lens Punk Photos

Short sweet vid of Germs, 1977-80 with Jenny Lens Punk Photos. Buy photos at my Photostore. And Photo link in top menu. Please tell folks. Thanks!My archive cannot survive without your support. Thanks!

Jenny Lens Punk Stories and Photos, LA Library

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. 1 hr, 47 minutes of cool pix and stories. Buy photos at my Photostore. Please tell folks. Thanks!Please […]

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