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Chad Cochran was born and raised in the small town of Fredericktown, Ohio; population: 2,487.

Starting as a landscape photographer, Cochran was drawn to 

decaying barns, homes, and vintage signs. Later, Chad shifted his focus to portraits & music. He is well established in the "Americana" music scene and travels frequently to Nashville, shooting portraits and live music. Chad currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio.

Cochran has been featured in Rolling Stone, Billboard, Guitar Player Magazine, Spin, No Depression, American Songwriter and has a portion of his concert photography archived in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His photo of Elizabeth Cook was displayed in Times Square in New York City.


Most recently, his "I Didn't Want to Tell You" series was featured in the 2019 Fall Wellness issue of No Depression, where he advocates for normalizing the conversation around mental health.