Ringo Starr's personal photographer Rob Shanahan's new book Volume 1: Through the Lens of Music Photographer Rob Shanahan features shots of some of his favorite subjects (including, well, Ringo Starr, who wrote the foreword!). He gave SPIN a tour of some of his classic shots (and you can order the book via his official website):
Shanahan says this is "probably one of my favorite photos, such a great series, I am lucky and fortunate to be able to shoot them together." It was during an Apple shoot for the Beatles Rock Band promo and was Shanahan's third or fourth time shooting them together. Paul and Ringo were joking around during setup, and Paul didn't think Rob would catch him kissing Ringo.
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