In 1990, Roger Erickson began his career as a fine art photographer in London. He has since become an internationally recognized music, fashion and celebrity photographer. His first commissioned assignment was photographing Neil Young with Crazy Horse for Select Magazine. Known for his warm and engaging style, his work has appeared on numerous magazine covers, album packaging, and advertising campaigns.
His photographs have appeared on the covers of Vogue in Latin America, Entertainment Weekly, Out Magazine, Ebony Magazine, Q Magazine, The Source and The Advocate Magazine, as well as in editorials for Harper's Bazaar UK, GQ, Rolling Stone, ESPN, Oyster and Flaunt. His notable advertising clients are Mercedes Benz, Lexus, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Fox Broadcasting, Twentieth Century Television, A&E, Disney Entertainment, Interscope Records, Island/Def Jam Music, Sony Music, and Atlantic Records.
Over the years, he has photographed many musicians, celebrities and athletes, including Mark Wahlberg, Chris Evans, Eminem, Kristen Bell, Usher, Ozzy Osbourne, Juliette Lewis, Zang Ziyi, Evan Rachel Wood, Billy Bob Thornton, Samuel Jackson, Elizabeth Banks, Edward Albee, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Greg Louganis, Sugar Ray Leonard, Georges St. Pierre, Snoop Dog, Dr. Dre, Jerod Leto, Lil' Kim, Joan Jett, and LL Cool J.
Roger’s work has also been featured in numerous book publishings including "Indochine" (Rizzoli Publishing), "Hip Hop Immortals" (Sock Bandit Publishing), "More Body and Soul" (Rizzoli Publishing), "Def Jam Recordings" (Rizzoli Publishing) "Hip Hop: A Cultural Odyssey" (Aria Multimedia Entertainment), and in 2011 his work and career was profiled in "GOWEST!” (DAAB Publishing).