Stephen Drew Paley (born March 2, 1942, New York City, United States) is an American photographer, radio producer, television producer, music supervisor and actor.
His photographs have appeared in Life, Look, Vogue, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, The New York Times and Vanity Fair, and in the books The Rolling Stone History of Rock & Roll. and Shooting Stars (edited by Annie Leibovitz) and Wild: Fashion Untamed (published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press). Paley has shot album covers for (among others) The Allman Brothers, Cher, Aretha Franklin, Cream, Sly and the Family Stone, Laura Nyro, Wilson Pickett, Lulu, MC5, J. Geils Band, Iron Butterfly, Memphis Horns and The Sweet Inspirations. Paley was one of the “special magazine photographers” on the films, Midnight Cowboy and Paint Your Wagon.