Lou Jones is a Boston-based photographer. He specializes in advertising and corporate photography. His career ranges from photojournalism covering warfare in Central America and humanitarian causes, to sports photography documenting 13 consecutive Olympics, and to jazz portraits including Miles Davis, Milt Jackson, and Charles Mingus.
Jones was born and raised in Washington, D.C. in 1945. His father, Leon Jones, worked for the USPS in information services. His mother, Landonia Jones, worked for the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. His only sibling, younger sister Leonade Jones, is a private investor and independent financial consultant in the Washington, D.C. area.