ABOUT THE COLLECTION
This collection of photos is a peek into The Beach Boys' world of unseen moments, historic events, intimate working sessions at home and in the studio, along with the band’s love of fun and their unique journey through the world together.
From the innocence of their first commercial photo shoot at Paradise Cove near Malibu, CA with the legendary Ken Veeder (then Head of Photography at Capitol Records) in July 1962, to the worldly Earl Leaf capturing the band on their first trip to Europe, this uniquely curated collection has been drawn together from extensive research, exclusive access to the archives of the band, Capitol Records and the photographers who captured this history.
This collection has been made possible with the assistance of the band and those that know them best. All sales made directly through The Beach Boys Gallery until the end of 2022 will generate a donation to the Surfrider Foundation. Surfrider is a nonprofit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s ocean, waves and beaches for all people through a powerful activist network. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains over one million supporters, activists and members, with more than 200 volunteer-led chapters and student clubs in the U.S., and more than 800 victories protecting our coasts. The band have been long time supporters.