Over the course of the last 20 years, he's shot countless rolls of film depicting friends and strangers embracing this ubiquitous expression of individuality, and has now put together a new book with Deadbeat Club called Hairdos of Defiance.
Syd's last stop on her "Always Never Home" tour was in her hometown of Los Angeles, where contributing photographer Lance Wiliams caught some intimate moments of what Syd called an "extra emotional," and "the best end to a tour I could have asked for."
The Los Angeles-based photographer is a preserver of the "old", harnessing her arsenal of cameras to document and portray the beauty in old signage, storefronts, buildings, and the people that inhabit the ever-changing landscape of Southern California.
Photographer Olivia Jaffe is rock and roll. Not the seemingly glamorous, groupie-love type of rock and roll, but the true guts and grit of rock and roll; the sweaty, bloody, ugly, and yes, at times, hairy, side of rock and roll.
"A Trip to the Badlands" takes you into a desert bungalow revealing it’s unique old-fashioned character, while displaying the sort of intimacy only found in friendship, and the isolated feeling of being deep in the hot desert of Southern California, right by the Badlands and Salton Sea.