Ed Caraeff is a photographer and art director. He has worked with, photographed, designed or art directed hundreds of album covers. His photography archive includes Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Iggy Pop and The Stooges, Elton John, Carly Simon, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Tom Waits, Tim Buckley, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan and Marvin Gaye.
Caraeff’s work is included in the permanent collection of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has been featured on the covers of numerous magazines worldwide. His groundbreaking chance photo of Jimi Hendrix burning his guitar onstage at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967 is widely considered to be one of the most iconic rock photographs of all time, and is the only image ever to appear twice on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.