TINA: Photographer

Lynn Goldsmith

Tina Turner - Lynn Goldsmith - Photographer

Tina Turner by Lynn Goldsmith, 1981

Lynn Goldsmith is an American film director and photographer. Over the past 50 years her photography has appeared magazine covers like LifeVanity FairRolling Stone, The New Yorker, etc. Her subjects have varied from entertainment personalities to sports stars, from film directors to authors, from the extraordinary to the ordinary man on the street. In 1972, she became a director for the first rock show on late night network television with ABC In Concert. Beside many other awards, Lynn received in 1985 a World Press Photo award in Portraiture.

Lynn portrayed Tina several times, together with Ike Turner and solo. The pictures from above from a photo session in 1981 were shown at the exhibition 'Uma Viagem Para O Futuro - A Journey Into The Future' at the Museum of Image and Sound in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2023. A picture from her was also used for the cover of the single Ball Of Confusion in 1982.