Just Announced: Rob will be raffling off one of his books! Attend this event for your chance to win. (You can also purchase the book and get a signed copy at the seminar.)
Quixote Studios West Hollywood
1011 North Fuller Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Parking is located in the lot next to the studio.
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Photography in the Music Industry with the World’s Biggest Music Stars.
Rob Shanahan is one of the busiest music photographers in the industry and Ringo Starr's personal photographer. He will have an audio/visual presentation and discuss photography and lighting techniques behind some of his favorite and most iconic images. He will also be sharing stories behind the scenes, on stage, backstage and in the studio working with some of the biggest names in the music industry. You will get a sneak peak inside the music photography business. He will also share some of his favorite Photoshop and Lightroom techniques to take your images to the next level, and discuss the photography equipment he uses.
Additionally, he will discuss his new book "VOLUME 1 - Through the Lens of Music Photographer Rob Shanahan" with foreword by Ringo Starr. You can purchase the book and get a signed copy at the seminar.
Bio: Rob Shanahan is one of the most published photographers in the music industry. His photos have appeared in numerous ad campaigns, CD/DVD covers, books, galleries, and in magazines around the globe.
Not only is he Ringo Starr’s personal photographer, but he has worked with many of the world’s biggest rock acts: Aerosmith, Van Halen, Motley Crue, Black Sabbath, Roger Waters, TOTO, YES, and many others.
Rob is also chief photographer for Yamaha Music Corporation since 2003, and has photographed hundreds of Yamaha endorsed artists including Elton John, Barry Manilow, Sammy Hagar, Alicia Keyes, Jason Mraz, Natalie Cole, Sarah MacLachlan, Dave Navarro, and many more. His photographs are featured in Yamaha’s global advertising campaigns.
“Volume 1”, his first published collection of music photographs, was released in early 2012. With the foreword by Ringo Starr, and quotes from rockers such as drummer Neil Peart of RUSH, Edgar Winter, Billy Squier, Tommy Lee and Joe Walsh, this 224 page hardcover photo book is getting rave reviews and will please photography and music fans alike.
Rob got his first drum kit when he was 10 and his first camera when he was 13 and has been doing both professionally since 1988. He has been performing with the “Hollywood Stones” (formerly known as “Sticky Fingers”) America’s #1 Rolling Stones tribute band since 1992. His sensitivities as a musician has made him the first call photographer for many of the world’s top artists.
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