Wayne Miller, who died on May 22 at age 94 in Orinda, Calif., captured iconic images of such a wide range of subjects that it's almost hard to believe that a single person even saw all these moments, let alone photographed them.
One of the essential job qualifications for being a rock-and-roll superstar is the ability to create an illusion - a larger-than-life, hyperbolic, even phantasmagoric persona that even the fan in the cheapest seats of a stadium show can grab onto and plug into his or her inner fantasies. But knowing that makes the photojournalistic skill of Ken Regan all the more amazing, because he was able to get up close, lie in wait and capture images that showed us glimpses of the humans that we elevated to the status of modern gods.
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