Winter in Salzburg.
Central Park, NYC.
When I shoot live shows, my main aim is to capture the spirit of the performer, and naturally, their performance. But taking shots of the crowd really shows the truth of that performance because they are simply reflecting what’s been given to them. They create some of my favourite photographs.
Halloween this year was celebrated by seeing and capturing Espionage featuring the likes of Onra & Silkie at Revolt Artspace, Melbourne. Fantastic night of beats, big ups!
To see more shots from this show, check out: http://www.theoperatives.com.au/#2251252/Gallery
To Bluntly put it - this gig was… BAM!
With three exceptional artists in one of Brisbane’s best venues (The Tivoli), it was pretty safe to assume that I was in for a good night.
Sadly, Hudson Mohawke broke his foot and was unable to attend, so to fill in the big space was none other than Hermitude - one of Australia’s best beat makers/performers. They did not disappoint.
The Gaslamp Killer… I struggle to put this man into words. He owns his shit. He walks on stage and embodies the strength of the fat, delectable beats he lays down and OWNS it. Almost as if he is possessed by the very vibrations that the music is putting out. His energy was infectious, most of the crowd were wide-eyed and feeding off it, dancing harder and harder. He has to be one of my favourite people to shoot live. He is both equally exciting and fascinating to watch.
Flying Lotus seemed subdued compared to the onslaught from the Gaslamp Killer. Unfortunately FlyLo’s computer crashed and he lost a lot of data BUT the majority was saved BUT I believe it meant he had to rebuild his set in a matter of hours. Considering all of this, he tackled it with grace and laughter and most of the crowd didn’t even realise this was the case. So kudos.
To check the rest of my album of the night, click on this:
This is really worth viewing… all three parts.
Some of my photos have been featured on the HSM website… check it out.
So here it is my friends, after taking a deep breath to control the nerves, I have put together a website for my photography.
Hope you enjoy!