Ed Freeman was born and raised in Boston, the son of university professors, and majored in French and Russian at Oberlin College. He spent the first twenty years of his professional life as a musician, first teaching, then performing, writing and producing. Highlights of his music career include arranging Carly Simon’s first album, working as a road manager on the last Beatles’ tour and producing Don McLean’s ‘American Pie.’ Since 1990, he has been concentrating on his other great love, photography. Getty Images carries an extensive collection of his landscape and travel pictures from fifty countries. His wide-ranging commercial work – from portraiture to still life, architectural and people – has been showcased on scores of magazine covers, editorials, posters, advertisements and books. His Photoshop expertise has been the subject of dozens of articles and is featured in his two books, Desert Realty and Work.