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, he has hundreds of album covers to his credit including ‘FRAMPTON COMES ALIVE,’ still the biggest selling double 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 45,000 magazines, newspapers and books worldwide.
His extensive work in music photography (4,000 musical artists photographed) includes, a tour shot of Mick Fleetwood on location in Ghana West Africa titled ‘Fleetwood: The Visitor in Africa’ (RCA Records). Similar projects for many top rock & roll groups around the world followed.
Richard graduated with a ‘ BFA ’ from the School of Visual Arts in New York City and received an ‘ Honorary Master's Degree ’ in 2008 from the Brook’s Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California.