In a career that spans over three decades, Richard E. Aaron has shot still photography for a wide variety of media, ranging from feature films, television and video to corporate public relations, entertainment publicity and album covers.
Perhaps best known for his music photography, he was honored by Modern Photography Magazine as one of the “10 Best Rock Photographers” in the world. Aaron has hundreds of album covers to his credit including “Frampton Comes Alive” still the biggest selling live LP. He shot the first photographic rock ‘n’ roll cover of Time magazine – Paul McCartney/Wings Over America. All told, his work has appeared in more than 6,000 magazines, newspapers and books worldwide.
In 1980 Richard moved from New York to Los Angeles, where he continues to work as a photographer, shooting album covers, music videos, concerts and publicity shots.
Richard E. Aaron received a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City and was awarded with an honorary Master’s Degree from Books Institute in 2008.