Colin Lane

Five years as the Strokes’ unofficial photographer

“It’s important to stay spontaneous”

Native New Yorker and photographer Colin Lane has worked with clients including numerous record labels (Sony, DefJam, Mercury, Atlantic, and others), wide-ranging publications (Travel & Leisure, The Fader, Glamour, and Billboard), and clothing makers (Levi’s, Dockers, and Clarks). He has shot portraits of musicians like St. Vincent, the Black Keys, Beach House, and The Strokes; he’s also taken on projects as diverse as shooting portraits of New York chefs and of the patrons of a Mexico City bar. Lane studied film at the University of Austin in Texas after growing up in Connecticut.