Heroes of the Revolution

Former Detroit Free Press photographer, Douglas Elbinger will have his first exhibit in Detroit in over thirty years. The photographic portraits on display at the Fourteen East during the month of May are a selection of images from his virtual gallery which you can view and share at this link Heroes of the Revolution. Photographs include rare images of the Beatles, Rolling Stones, and many Detroiters you will recognize.
Douglas Elbinger has been making photographs since the age of 14. Doug’s career began as an assistant to the legendary Detroit Free Press ‘chief’ photographer Tony Spina. While still in high school he photographed the Beatles on stage with them during their August 1966 concert in Detroit. Since then Doug has traveled the world seeking interesting people and places to photograph. Highlights from his early photo-journalism career include Robert F Kennedy’s presidential campaign and the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968. For over fifty years, Elbingers’ photos have appeared in countless books, magazines, newspapers, annual reports, album covers, trade journals, catalogs, and web sites. People everywhere count on Doug to “put them in a good light”.