Dustin Rabin
Photography, Filmmaking, Toronto Ontario Canada
 
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Brief Summary
My photography has appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone, in countless album and DVD packages, in publications worldwide as well as in the personal collections of many of the musicians I've photographed.

Paul McCartney handpicked me in 2011 to shoot several dates of his North American tour, and I had the honour of being the only photographer invited into the studio with Nirvana as they rehearsed for their performance celebrating their induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

Since 1995 I have worked regularly with Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters, with more than 40 of my photos appearing in the Grammy Award-winning feature film “Foo Fighters: Back and Forth”.

Queens Of The Stone Age, Faith No More, Refused, Billy Talent and many more of my favourite artists trust me to capture their process both onstage and behind the scenes.

I have also worked as the Stills Photographer on several feature films and web series, and am an accomplished filmmaker having shot, directed and edited several music videos / tour documentaries.

I am represented by Morrison Hotel Gallery in the US.

Specialties: Rock & Roll, Documentary, Portraits, Advertising, Production Stills and gallery shoots for Film & Television.
Still Photography and Motion Picture. 
Clients
Atlantic Records
Capitol Records
CBC Television
Dine Alone Records
EMI Music Canada
Geffen Records
Interscope Records
MTV
Myspace
Nasty Little Man
Ogilvy and Mather
Polaris Music Prize
Rolling Stone Magazine
Sony Music
SPIN Magazine
Telus Mobility
Universal Music
VH1
Virgin Records
Virgin Books
Warner Music

Professional Experience
I have been a professional photographer in the music industry since 1992.  I also work as a photographer in the Film and Television industries.

I shoot and edit music videos.

Represented by Morrison Hotel Gallery in the US.

For a list of artists I have photographed please visit this site: http://dustinrabin.com/subjects
Awards and Recognition
“True visionary art.”
- Mixmaster Mike, Beastie Boys


“You take such fucking awesome pictures.
 They just keep getting better and better.”
- Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters 


"Great pictures, nice guy, magic combination!"
- John Paul Jones, Them Crooked Vultures


“It's a relief Dustin is crawling around the shadows somewhere,
trapping moments into immortality, rather than allowing them to
fade into memory.”
- Josh Homme, Queens Of The Stone Age, Them Crooked Vultures

 
"Dustin captures the spirit and the glamour of live burlesque beautifully.
Thank you!"
- Dita Von Teese

 

"How can I possibly articulate how blown away I am by your work?  
Your images dramatically changed my film.”
- James Moll, Director Foo Fighters Back And Forth

 

“His love for what he does runs so deeply that he
 liberates moments of excitement, hope, joy, and
 authenticity in a way so few photographers can.”
- Sir Richard Branson 

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