Celebrity Photographer

Michael Aaron Gallagher

Celebrity photographer Michael Aaron Gallagher at the 2009 Rochester High Falls International Film Festival. Photo by Gerry S.

As a credentialed press photographer Michael Aaron Gallagher has personally photographed more than 100 celebrities. In 2021, he printed a collection of his celebrity photographs taken over the span of more than a decade, titled “Stay Famous.”

Some of the celebrities Michael has photographed over the years, include movie stars, athletes, musicians, politicians and television personalities. Some of the most recognizable names are as follows:

  • Kevin Costner
  • Alec Baldwin
  • Dennis Quaid
  • Tiger Woods
  • Jerry Springer
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Bob Newhart
  • Frank Langella
  • Ed Harris
  • Edward James Olmos
  • Michael Madsen
  • Jennifer Taylor
  • Vincent Pastore
  • Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro
  • Jenni “J-Woww” Farley
  • Stephen Baldwin
  • Omar Benson Miller
  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Sarah Palin
  • Lesley Stahl
  • Tim Green
  • Jim Brown
  • Donny Deutsch
  • Ted Koppel
  • Samantha Harris
  • Bob Costas

With VIP access to concerts and as an avid music fan, some of the recording artists he has personally photographed include the following:

Justin Bieber by Michael Aaron Gallagher

Justin Bieber by photographer Michael Aaron Gallagher.

    • Justin Bieber
    • Demi Lovato
    • Tim McGraw
    • Rascal Flatts
    • Lady Antbellum
    • Tony Bennett
    • Paul McCartney
    • Kenny G
    • Boyz II Men
    • MC Hammer
    • Nas
    • Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg by Michael Aaron Gallagher of StayFamous.Net

Rap legend Snoop Dogg. Photo by Michael Aaron Gallagher.

  • Damian Marley
  • Fred Durst
  • Pherrell Williams
  • Akon
  • Kid Cudi
  • K-Os
  • Iyaz
  • Charice
  • Shontelle
  • Tinie Tempah
  • Drake
  • Taio Cruz
  • Kardinal Offishall
  • Darius Rucker
  • Little Big Town
  • Sara Evans
  • Justin Moore
  • Kellie Pickler
  • Katharine McPhee
  • Chris Young
  • Lights (Valerie Poxleitner)
  • Kevin Rudolf
  • 3 Oh! 3
  • We The Kings
  • Spose
  • Blues Traveler
  • STYX
  • Kansas
  • The White Tie Affair
  • Simple Plan
  • Plain White T’s
  • Ed Kowalczyk
  • Safety Suit
  • Terrible Things
  • Hot Chelle Rae
  • Cartel
  • The Maine
  • Stereo Skyline
  • Artist vs. Poet
  • Jessie James
  • Elliot Yamin
  • Avenged Sevenfold
  • Flyleaf
  • All That Remains
  • Hollywood Undead
  • The New Cities
  • The Latency
  • Walk Off The Earth
  • Motion Picture Ending
  • Francis and the Lights
  • Spyro Gyra
  • Boz Scaggs
  • John Hammond
  • Savoy Brown
  • Aaron Fresh
  • Mayday Parade
  • Drew Seeley
  • Drake Bell
  • Mitchel Musso
  • Jordan Pruitt
  • Keely Marshall
  • Aviella Winder
  • Ashlee Keating
  • Savannah Outen
  • Brock Storm

 

In Memoriam

The following is a list of celebrities Michael has photographed, who have sadly passed away.

  • Natalie Cole (1950-2015)
  • Lynn Redgrave (1943-2010)
  • Richie Havens (1941-2013)
  • Gil Scott Heron (1949-2011)
  • Adam West (1928-2017)
Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit Photograph by Michael Aaron Gallagher

Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit. Photograph by Michael Aaron Gallagher.