Julie Gardner is a multi talented artist, live music film producer, Studio Engineer, Photographer, and Designer. She began her career as a recording/mixing engineer at Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Studios, before starting a production company JamDVD, producing live multi-camera music shoots and doing complete audio/visual postproduction for multi format releases. In 2010 she received Grammy recognition for her engineering work.
Julie began photographing Neil Young in 2009. She captured him both on tour and behind-the-scenes on his travels around the world. Her virtually unlimited access has created what is arguably the largest collection of recent Neil Young images available.
In a long recording career and through incredible access for her photography, Julie has worked with some the most successful recording artists and bands today, among them: As an engineer/producer - Van Morrison, Chrissie Hynde & The Pretenders, Joe Jackson, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Gary Moore, Deep Purple, John Legend, The Cranberries; As a photographer, Patti Smith, Willie Nelson, Tom Waits, Tom Jones, Sheryl Crow, My Morning Jacket, John Mellencamp, Eddie Vedder, Florence & the Machine, Bruce Springsteen, CSNY, Stephen Stills, Elvis Costello, Dixie Chicks, Beck, and, of course, Neil Young.
"Some of the best tour shots of Neil I have ever seen. She captures the essence of the live performance. A joy to behold." -Elliot Roberts.