A hugely successful career within the international music business followed with over 120 sleeves, including 20 videos for musicians including The Rolling Stones. Few of the principal figures of British and American popular music have eluded Earl’s lens.
Throughout this time, Earl had supported an active interest in contemporary architecture. It is a pursuit that has led to the buildings of Norman Foster, Future Systems, Richard Rogers and, lately, Oscar Niemeyer featuring prominently in his work. For many people across the world, Earl’s views of the Niemeyer Niteroi Museum, depicted on the group ABC’s CD cover, remain the main published exposure of this great building.