Rob Shanahan has been the Chief Photographer for the Yamaha Music Corporation since 2003, and has been Ringo Starr's personal photographer since 2006. Rob has gone on tour with Ringo, and works closely with him on photographing and designing his albums, tour books, and DVDs. Rob's book, Volume 1: Through the Lens of Music Photographer Rob Shanahan, was released in 2013.
Ringo's personal photographer since 2006 and a drummer himself, Rob will be displaying his amazing work in a Photo Exhibit Room, including his photos of Ringo and Paul from the Ed Sullivan Theater in NYC last February during the 50th Anniversary celebrations. Rob took the iconic photo of Ringo and Paul at Ringo's 70th birthday, and will have new photos of Ringo and Paul from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, held on April 18. Rob has been exhibiting his photos at our FESTS for the past four years.
2012 -New York Metro, Chicago
2013 -New York Metro, Chicago
2014 - New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles
2015 - New York Metro, Chicago
Rob speaks during the Modern Drummer Drum Symposium at the 2014 New York City Fest (14 minute mark) -