Joel Brodsky (7 October 1939 – 1 March 2007) , American photographer, best-known for his risqué Ohio Players album cover photography. His photographs are also featured on the covers of The Doors‘ Strange Days, The Stooges debut album, Herbie Mann’s Memphis Underground and the Ohio Players’ Ecstasy and Pleasure.
His best-known picture, according to a Washington Post story, was used as the cover of the 1985 The Best of The Doors album. It made in late 1966 and shows a bare-chested Jim Morrison of the Doors, with his arms outstretched.
Brodsky’s photographs appeared on over 400 album covers.