Janette Beckman: Made in the UK. The Music of Attitude 1977-1983 (Powerhouse Books, 2005)

Janette Beckman is a British-born photographer who now lives and works in New York. She began her career at the dawn of punk rock working for music magazines The Face and Melody Maker. She shot bands from The Clash to Boy George as well as three Police album covers.

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Rikki Ercoli: Legends of Punk – Photos from the Vault (Manic D Press, 2003)

During the heyday of the punk era, young photographer Rikki Ercoli took his Nikon everywhere, documenting the wildly energetic scene.

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Christopher Makos: White Trash (Stonehill Publishing, 1977)

Christopher Makos was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, grew up in California, and moved to New York after high school. His seminal 1977 book, White Trash, chronicled the punk scene as it came of age on the street of New York.

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Jim Jocoy: Order of Appearance (TBW Books, 2017)

Jim Jocoy was born 1952 in South Korea to a Korean mother and a U.S. Army soldier. In 1969 the family settled in Sunnyvale, California, and in 1976, at the start of the San Francisco punk scene, Jocoy became a student at UC Santa Cruz.

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Fotofobia #7: Anno Dittmer / Flashbacks 1981 – 1988 West-Berlin (Fotofobia, 2015)

The walled-in West Berlin of the eighties was a melting pot of punk, post-punk and neo-Dada, new experimental music and performance art. And there in the midst of it is Anno Dittmer, clicking away with his camera.

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