Queen – The Neal Preston Photographs – teaser images

Queen: The Neal Preston Photographs cover

Queen – The Neal Preston Photographs published by Reel Art Press is an official coffee table book featuring classic and previously unpublished photographs – Neal, for many years, was Queen’s official photographer on tour. The book covers the period between 1977-1986, on stage, off stage, on the road and everything in between. Brian May and Roger Taylor are both also contributing to the project.

‘Queen: The Neal Preston Photographs’ is to be released in October 2020 through Reel Art Press and is available to PRE-ORDER.

Latest images from Neal Preston and the Reel Art Team.

8th August:

Freddie Mercury & Roger Taylor 1980
Freddie Mercury & Roger Taylor 1980
“I don’t recall any Queen gig that was not fun to shoot. They were all fun. There was never a bad angle or camera position. These were big-time, world-class level musicians at the top of their game and I couldn’t have asked for more.” Neal Preston

3rd August:

Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury, Wembley Stadium 1986.
“The fourth frame I shot during that show has become one of the most well-known rock photos in history. It’s a photograph I’m very proud of… and like all great photographs, it will live forever.” Neal Preston

27th July:

Queen sound check Argentina, 1981.
Queen sound check Argentina, 1981.
“The South American gigs kind of all melded together in my brain. I don’t recall one gig being exponentially better than any other one. The fans, though, went haywire.” Neal Preston

16th July:

Printed pages ready to be bound.
Printed pages ready to be bound.

13th July:

Individual sections of the book (2)
Individual sections of the book (2)

10th July:

Individual sections of the book (1)
Individual sections of the book (1)

29th June:

A work in progress: A production proof of a random selection of images from the forthcoming  Neal Preston Book.
A work in progress: A production proof of a random selection of images from the forthcoming Neal Preston Book.