Professional Concert Photography by
Owned by Michael Yanko & Michelle Wilson
Photo above courtesy of Paul Gettleman
From Dave McGough of Banjoman Franklin 2-12-17
"OMG, you guys got some awesome shots! I can't thank you enough!
You and Michelle's passion for music and the people who make it is obvious in your work.
We feel very fortunate that y'all took the time to share your amazing talents with us."
We publish photos and reviews for Concert Photos Magazine
We are also editors in world famous Beat Magazine
Rock Legends Photographers
Anyone with a camera or a cell phone can get lucky and capture a few good concert and band photos at a concert, but only professional concert photographers with professional gearcan truly capture the emotions that connect the bands with the fans. Concert photography is the very hardest type of photography to master, even harder than sports photography. The challenges of dealing with fast action, ever changing lighting situations, and not being able to use a flash make it very difficult to get more than a handfull of great concert photos.
We have recruited a staff that are experts at capturing the emotions of both the bands and the fans at concerts to provide you with great concert photos, interviews, and reviews of concerts, festivals, and music cruises around the world!
Some of the hundreds of bands and artists we have PROFESSIONALLY PHOTOGRAPHED on stage, back stage, and/or in the photo pit include concert photos of:
LYNYRD SKYNYRD - MOLLY HATCHET - THE ARTIMUS PYLE BAND - THE OUTLAWS - SOUTHERN ROCK ALLSTARS - BLACKFOOT-
CHARLIE DANIELS - GEORGIA SATELLITES - JAMMIN' FOR DJB - DIXIE ALLSTARS - JOHN KAY AND STEPPENWOLF - JEFFERSON STARSHIP-MARSHALL TUCKER- 38 SPECIAL - VAN ZANT - SWAMPDAWAMP - THE SCARLET KINGS - ZAK BROWN BAND - COWBOY MOUTH - BONEPONY - BLACKBERRY SMOKE - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVISITED - THE DOOBIE BROTHERS - BIG ENGINE - EDGAR WINTER - DICKEY BETTS - DEVON ALLMAN - FOGHAT - PREACHER STONE - ZZ TOP - GEORGE THOROGOOD - PAT TRAVERS - CARRIE UNDERWOOD - HALL AND OATES - THE CHRIS HICKS BAND - THE X BROTHERS - WHISKEY MYERS - LITTLE FEAT - LITTLE ANTHONY AND THE IMPERIALS - THE PLATTERS - THE INK SPOTS - BOBBY RYDELL - LESLIE GORE - FRANKIE VALLIE - THE DRIFTERS - THE COASTERS - NAZARETH - BANG CAMARO - OPEN FIRE - DAVID LEE ROTH - PETER FRAMPTON - TOMMY SHAW - JIMMIE VAN ZANT BAND - PAUL RODGERS (BAD COMPANY) - FOREIGNER - BLUE OYSTER CULT - KANSAS - BACHMAN & TURNER -KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS - ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION - FIRED GUNS - BOBBY KEYS - BLACK OAK ARKANSAS - ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOOD - THE BLUE LORDS - MELVIN SEALS - CITIZENS BAND RADIO - MIKE ZITO - BOB BURNS (LYNYRD SKYNYRD) - KID ROCK - AIR SUPPLY - THE GUESS WHO - JEFFERSON STARSHIP - NAZARETH - CARRIE UNDERWOOD - AEROSMITH - BRIAN HOWE (BAD COMPANY) - HEART- PAT BENATAR - CROSSFYRE - KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD - AMBROSIA - LITTLE RIVER BAND - TROMBONE SHORTY - TAB BENOIT - JANIVA MAGNESS - LUCKY PETERSON - ROD PIAZZA & THE MIGHTY FLYERS - DAVE FIELDS - JONNY LANG - WALTER "WOLFMAN" WASHINGTON - MARQUIS KNOX - EDDY "THE CHIEF" CLEARWATER - SUGAR RAY AND THE BLUETONES - CURTIS SALGADO - JOURNEY - AMERICA - CHICAGO - AMBROSIA - THE MITCH CLARK BAND - ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND- WIDESPREAD PANIC - GOV'T MULE - TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND - MICHAEL FRANTI AND SPEARHEAD - LEON RUSSELL - VOICE OF THE WETLANDS ALLSTARS - ROBERT RANDOLPH - THE NEW BLACKFOOT - RICK SPRINGFIELD - FLEETWOOD MAC - SANTANA - GRAND FUNK - PAUL McCARTNEY - WILLIE NELSON - THE LOVIN' SPOONFUL - TAJ MAHAL - THE GRASS ROOTS - THE RASCALS - JOHNNY LANG - HANK WILLIAMS JR - BAD COMPANY - COPE - KETTLE OF FISH - BOBBY LEE RODGERS - IVAN NEVILLE'S DUMPSTAPHUNK - RAISED ON RADIO - TEN YEARS AFTER - RICK DERRINGER - CANNED HEAT - WARRANT - SLAUGHTER - QUIET RIOT -LA GUNS - GENE LOVES JEZEBEL - MARTHA DAVIS AND THE MOTELS - THOR - TOMMY TUTONE - STAND UP AND SHOUT - VELCRO LOVE- SHOOT TO THRILL - TURNSTILES - KATTY SHACK - ROCK CANDY - CARNIVAL OF CRUE- GALLAGHER - SHANYTOWN -JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS - DAVID ALLEN COE - JOE BONAMASSA - AARON LEWIS - DRAKE WHITE - ALICE COOPER - TWINKLE - THE ASSOCIATION - BLUES TRAVELLER - BRET MICHAELS - DRAKE - THE EAGLES - EXPOSE - FIREFALL - THE GIN BLOSSOMS - JASON BONHAM - HEATHER LUTRELL - JAY AND THE AMERICANS - JEFF BECK - BRIAN WILSON - JOHN FOGERTY - KISS - LA INDIA - LAYLA SOUTHERN - LEOGUN - LEROY POWELL - LITA FORD - LOVIN SPOONFUL - TONIC - JOHN CAFFERTY AND THE BEAVER BROWN BAND - ORLEANS - BUDDY GUY - DAMON FOWLER - THE RANDY SKIRVIN BAND - JIMMY CARPENTER - SAMANTHA FISH - ANA POPOVIC - ROBERT CRAY - NIKKI HILL - BISCUIT MILLER AND THE MIX - ELLIE LEE - BIG BILL MORGANFIELD - CULT REVOLUTION - TUFF - ENUFF ZNUFF - GREAT WHITE - FASTER PUSSYCAT - DEAD SERIOUS - JOHN WAITE - BURNING STARR - ZEBRA - DON DOKKEN - LILLIAN AXE - BOW WOW WOW - BANG TANGO - KILLER DWARFS - STEPHEN PEARCY (RATT) - NOVA REX - JOHN CORABI - ALBERT CASTIGLIA - ANTHONY GOMES - BARNDOG PLUS - BETH HART - BETTY FOX - BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA - BRANDON SANTINI - CHRIS DUARTE - COCO MONTOYA - DADDY MACK BLUES BAND - DANA FUCHS - DR JOHN - ERIC LINDELL - JIMMY THACKERY - JJ GREY - JOHN NEMETH - KANDI KANE - KENNY WAYNE SHEPPARD - SAVOY BROWN - LAUREN MITCHELL - LIL ED AND THE IMPERIALS - MARK T SMALL - MATT SCHOFIELD - MICHAEL ALLMAN - MICHAEL MAC DONALD - PETER KARP AND SUE FOLEY - PETER WOLF - RJ HARMON - SEAN CHAMBERS - SELWYN BIRCHWOOD - SHANNON AND GEORGE LAMONT - SHEMEKIA COPELAND - SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY - VICTOR WAINWRIGHT - STANLEY CLARKE - STEVE ARVEY AND THE DELTA SWAMP RATS - SUGAR RAY AND THE BLUETONES - TERRY HANCK - TINSLEY ELLIS - TOMMY CASTRO AND THE PAIN KILLERS - VINTAGE TROUBLE - COMMANDER CODY - COUNTY LINE ROAD - DOC HOLIDAY - A THOUSAND HORSES - ERIC LEE BEDDINGFIELD - JEFF BECK - BRIAN WILSON - JON ANDERSON - KISS - PURE PRAIRIE LEAGUE - RAISED ON RADIO - RICK DERRINGER - ROCK LEGENDS - SAMMY HAGAR - STEVE MILLER BAND - TEN YEARS AFTER - THE GUESS WHO - YES - SKINNY MOLLY - THE GREG BILLINGS BAND - JOEY GILMORE - ANNI PIPER - COWBOYZ AN ALIANZ -BLUES DE VILLE - SMOKIN' JOE KUBEK AND BNOIS KING - TRAVIS DAIGLE - J.T. CURTIS - JIMMY ALLEN SINE - ANA POPOVIC - BETH HART - DANA FUCHS - DR JOHN - JEREKUS SINGLETON - JIMMY THACKERY - JOHN NEMETH - LILY LAVON - MARK T SMALL - NICO TOUSAINT - QUINN SULLIVAN - REV BILLY WIRTH - RHETT TYLER - SARASOTA SLIM - SCOTT HOLT - SKYLA BURRELL - STANLEY CLARKE - TERRY HANCK - TINSLEY ELLIS - GODSMACK - JON ANDERSON - POCO - PURE PRAIRIE LEAGUE - QUEEN - SAMMY HAGAR - BRYNN MARIE - DON HENLEY - KENNY NEAL - LES BRERS - BUTCH TRUCKS AND THE FREIGHT TRAIN - ANIKKA CHAMBERS - DOYLE BRAMHALL II - ROYAL JOHNSON - MR SIPP - JACK STARR - BLUES DE VILLE - MARCUS KING - FEMME FATELE - DON DOKKEN - STRYPER - ANGELS OF BABYLON - TED POLEY - LONDON - TRANS SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA - JOE "SURVIVAL" CARUSO - ABBY OWENS - ALABAMA MIKE - THE ROCKETS - BRUCE HORNSBY - BRUCE KATZ - CASSIDY DIANA - LUTHER KENT - DANIELLE NICOLE - ERIC GALES - FUTURE STUFF - HEATHER GILLIS - JANIE DURBIN - JAY STOLLMAN - JEFF JENSEN - JL FULKS - JOHN MAYALL - JP SOARS - BOB STROGER - KUNIO KISHIDA - LARRY MCCRAY - LIZ MANDEVILLE - NIGEL HALL - PINETOP PERKINS - REV. JIMMY BRATCHER - ROBERT LEE COLEMAN - ROCKIN JAKE - THE STEEPWATER BAND - THE NIGHTHAWKS - THE YETTI TRIO - MOE - BOBAFLEX - RUSTED ROOT - GODSMACK - STYX - and hundreds more found on this website!
5 Simple Man Cruises- The Malt Shop Cruise - The Elvis Cruise -2 Rock Legends Cruises - 2013 & 2014 TAMPA BAY BLUES FESTIVAL -2013 RHYTHM AND RIBFEST -2013 -2016 WANEE FESTS -2013 PUTNAM COUNTY MUSIC FESTIVAL -2013-2015 SEVERAL BIKEFESTS -2013 & 2014 80'S IN THE PARK - BORN TO RIDE JAM 1 & 2 - Classic Rock Legends Festival and many more around the world
We partnered up with "Beat Magazine International" and "Concert Photos magazine" to bring you the total package... photos, news, reviews, and awesome articles. http://www.rocklegendsphotos.com/ ROCK-BLUES-JAZZ-Any type of music photos In 2008 we created Rock Legends Photographers and specialize in capturing images of legendary rock, blues, and jazz artists. We personally capture over 100,000 images a year and have become known for capturing the emotion of both the artists and the fans at a concert. Because of the demand for quality concert photos we now have over 50 photographers around the US, Germany, and New Zealand. Today we have a reach of over 6 million music fans around the world. We have been published worldwide in over 35 countries! Any good photographer can shoot great photos, but we specialize in capturing all of the emotions of the events we cover! We also promote the venues that we shoot in and help them sell tickets! On stage- We know exactly where to be at the right moment and at the same time stay out of everyone's way. With many years experience on stage I know exactly how to move around a stage whether it's standing on the corner of the drummer's platform or carefully leaning out into the crowd to get that special angle of your guitar player's best shredding. From the front row- we will capture professional wide angle photos of the entire band and stage set up as well as extreme close-up individual performer shots . From back stage- we know you are very busy so we'll quickly get those posed group shots that everybody loves! Crowd photos - everybody loves the crowd shots of their fans enjoying themselves while you play! Meet and Greets - we will capture all those special photos that your fans love! Video - we shoot at 60FPS (movies are only shot at 24FPS) in true high definition with excellent Dolby stereo sound (see video samples at the bottom)
Thank you Robert Cowan for taking the time. you have renewed some new creativity.
" Cyril's (Neville) children call me Uncle Robert..they have been my family since they where born . It has been my honor to be so loved. It has also been my honor.. To have been asked from time to time to work with some of the worlds greatest photographers...and after 40 years in the movie biz...some of the most wonderful creative visionaries of the last century and the beginning of this one...I do not give compliments lightly...yours is wonderful work, the ability to truly capture another essence and in the moment.. Is a very very rare gift...may you long see these moments that we all may be touched by them. Thank you for including me among your friends."
Cyril Neville with the Royal Southern Brotherhood Wanee 2015
"Thank you from the Molly Hatchet Band for your dedication and excellence!!!"
"You have a gift and skill that is unique to capture the emotions of the entire event!"
"Yet another great week of "State of the Art" pictures from our dear friends at Rock Legends Photographers.
"Thank you from Molly Hatchet
- Bobby Ingram
Molly Hatchet Concert Photo
Artimus Pyle Band
"Thanks, Rock Legends Photographers for these fantastic shots!! Absolutely awesome.
Artimus Pyle Band Concert Photo
Bob Burns (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
"Rock Legends Photographers, thank you so much for capturing all the great videos and pictures!
I had the time of my life!"
Bob Burns Concert Photo
The Bluelords would like to thank everyone at NAHA and all of the bands and fans from Rock Legends Cruise 2013. It was such an honor to play on the cruise with such a vast array of legendary talent. It was truly an experience we will always remember and the friends we made will be cherished for years to come. Again to NAHA, all of the staff at Royal Caribbean, Landry and Kling, (thanks Jaime and Dieter) Rock Legends Photographers- (Rina, you rock!) and all of the fans that made this possible for us all,
God Bless you and THANK YOU for the thrill of a lifetime.
Tony Bullard (Blue Lords)
to Rina Marie Braley-yanko,
You and your whole crew at Rock Legends Photographers and A Better DJ are really something. All of of you feel like old friends. ( Heck, Now you are !!) I know what you guys do cannot be easy, but you sure make it look that way. All of you looked like you were having the time of your lifes on RLC 2. I know I did... Thank you for capturing the magic..
Love you all...
Tony Bullard of the Blue Lords with Rina Marie Braley-Yanko on the Rock Legends Cruise 2
Thank you to Michael and Rock Legends Photographers for these awesome photos.
thank you so much,
Twinkle Concert Photo
Charlie Wooton (Royal Southern Brotherhood)
Im thankful for Rina Marie Braley-yanko building this fan page for me. I get tickled everytime i pull it up.
Thanks Rina i truly appreciate you.
Charlie Wooton Royal Southern Brotherhood Concert Photos
Henry Paul (the Outlaws)
It was great to see you guys today. Thanks for coming out and giving so much of yourselves to the band and our friends and fans!!!
Henry Paul of the Outlaws
From Jock Hartley- Firefall
Issac - WOW! These are really great. Thank you so much!! I'm going to put a few of these up on Facebook and give you the great credit you deserve. I appreciate it greatly. Talk to you soon. Best regards and thanks again! Jock
Hey thank you Michael for the pics. You are a great photographer. It was also cool seeing you and hangin out taking photos at the Foghat show last weekend at Pinellas Park. Please feel free to attend any of the upcoming Foghat shows in Miami Dec 6 and Sarasota Jan 11. You are always welcome, just let us know.
Charlie Huhn- Foghat
Gig Michael - Swamp Da Wamp
Michael Yanko, and The RLC photographers (Rock Legends Photographers). Hell, I feel like I’ve known these guys forever, I think we actually met before the RLC, but nonetheless Rina and Michael have taken some of our favorite shots. They have supported the Swamp in more ways than one. They have driven hundreds of miles and put many hours into capturing images of the band. They have never once asked for anything, which is a blessing for a broke rock band barely able to even take it on the road! Some of my favorite times were on the RLC just goofing off with Michael on stage before, during and after the shows. Michael and Rina work as a team and get the different angles to ultimately capture the “good shot” which, let me tell you, takes about 1,000 pictures to find! Honestly, it does. One thing we will never forget is that Michael and Rina are responsible for introducing us to William Chappell of Chappell Entertainment, our management company of 1 year and we’re going stronger than ever. So thank you Mike and Rina for all you have done for us, for all you continue to do, and for just being cool ass people! One of my favorites from Rina and Mike!
We know how to get all those great shots you want.
Our rates will vary depending on a lot of variables... keeping in mind that we love to shoot photos, we love music, and we love to travel, if you need us for a date we have open we will probably do it for not much more than the cost of expenses and a few shirts & CDs. All shoots include professional editing to make you look your very best!
Rock Legends Photographers
Staff is carefully chosen out of hundreds of applicants. We specifically search out photographers with expert knowledge of concert photography, camera settings, and skills working under various lighting conditions. We also evaluate personality, prompt communications, passion for their art, and their ability to capture the emotions of an event. If they don't love what they do, then you won't love what they do!
Our excellent staff photographers will bring you the best shots from the best concerts and festivals around the world. We will be adding more photographers around the world as we grow.
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