“My most dreaded stage scenario is the all over red lights – it might look cool to the crowd, but does terrible things to a camera.”
“…you can just get outta here with any ideas of taking your ‘professional’ camera into the show with you without a press credential.”
“Black and white photos are timeless.”
“…seeing colours somewhat stripped from reality made me spend more time on each print and eventually fall in love with the medium.”
Concerts and the musicians in them run the gamut of personalities: they can be really crazy and all over the place, or they can be pretty stagnant.
Concert photographers: know your rights!
Tomoki Momozono uses black and white in an effort to tell a story about a Punk Rocker.
Are the 90s making a comeback? Apparently millennials are whistfully hearkening back to those good old days, when a Clinton was president and the tech bubble hadn’t burst. And if you lived your life through music videos, you know that there were plenty of videos shot in black-and-white. Here we break down eight iconic B&W music vids and show you how you can emulate the style in your photos.
A recent statistic said that getting that one fantastic image at a concert or music festival is worth more to a fan than their train ticket home. Insane, huh?
We typically stray away from color, but just so we can keep you up to date on one of the latest Instagram trends…
“Didja hear the one about the guy who put a $35 lens on a $6,000 camera?”
Fujifilm Instax Mini Monochrome is capable of deliver images that are very high quality. But the medium needs better cameras and lenses.
It’s a popular method used by many filmmakers.
A relative newcomer to the world of photography, Rachmael has developed a keen, clearly defined vision.
Where a lot of portrait photographers end up failing at first is saying that they want to shoot portraits and then not realizing that it’s a full creative and collaborative process.
“Posing works mostly like it would with any other genre of portraiture, but with one thing to consider. if you are shooting a face, it can be offputting to have large portions of the face in shadow vs light, so it is better to go with one or the other.”
“To begin, dark and moody portraits, at least in the sense that we are talking about here, are designed for the highlights to draw your attention to the subject in a specific way.”
“Unlike the monochrome black and white setting, the Acros simulation offers a slightly more subdued look right out of the box–a look that in this writer’s opinion feels a little more filmic than the standard monochrome black and white.”
Marcia Resnick spent much of the 1970s and 80s photographing the marginalized, talented and creative souls — as well as some pretty famous rockers and poets — who were drawn like a magnet to dirty, old, low-rent and near-bankrupt New York City.
“By comparison to film, with its fixed-intensity filter system, digital explodes with creative options, although you have different tools, depending on whether you’re working on a RAW or a JPEG file.”