Photographer Sherry Rayn Barnett photographed Nina for her “Let It Be Me” Verve album cover. She also photographed Nina, circa 1970 at The Village Gate and The Fillmore East.
Later, in the early 90s, Nina personally requested Sherry to photograph her for the Olympia Opera House. Nina chose one of the photos for her autobiography, “I Put A Spell On You.”
An interview with Ms. Barnett regarding her sessions with Nina is available at the Rock Pop Gallery:
There will be additional photographs posted from Sherry’s archives and she’s happy to provide a little personal insight on some of the photos, so stay tuned for more!
Samples of her work are viewable and for sale on her own website as well as the esteemed music photography site:
Photographer Sherry Rayn Barnett:
She can also be reached at: email@example.com