Ethan Allen Russell (born November 26, 1945, Mt. Kisco, New York) is an American photographer, author and video director, mostly of musicians. He is known as “the only rock photographer to have shot album covers for The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who.”
The son of Charles Howland Russell and Alice Allen Russell, he is the great-grandson of suffragist Florence Jaffray Harriman and the great-grandson of Episcopal bishop Henry Codman Potter. He has three siblings. His brother Jeremy Borden Russell (1944–2005) was founder and manager of the rock band Blue Cheer. Other siblings are Linda Russell Matson, (1947-) and Adam Henry Russell (1953–2009). His godfather is Cole Porter.