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  1. Don’t Fake It

    2023-11-26 21:32:00 UTC
    Trying to make your mark in any creative space can be plagued with feelings of self-doubt and inadequacy, and music photography is no different. An expression that I’ve heard come up time and time again is “fake it till you make it,” and while I do think that can do…

  2. Lean Into Challenging Light

    2023-10-31 02:03:00 UTC
    Concert photography can vary so wildly, largely because concerts themselves are so varied. Every venue is different, every band is different, and every tour is different—all of those variables come into play even before you add in the factor of each photographer, their gear, their style, etc. I think that…

  3. What’s My Loadout?

    2023-09-11 01:00:00 UTC
    I’ve been photographing live music regularly for quite a while now, and over the years I’ve used a variety of cameras and lenses. I’ve never really done a full breakdown of the gear that I’ve used, so I figured now might be a good time. I’ll try to be as…

  4. My Favorite Hip-Hop Show

    2023-08-23 06:18:57 UTC
    This past August 11th marked the 50th anniversary of hip-hop, and in that time it’s gone from a strictly underground niche to a prominent part of mainstream music. I have a lot of fond memories with hip-hop at its center: block parties that ran into the late hours of the…

  5. Critiques I’ve Had

    2023-07-25 00:21:00 UTC
    Picture the scenario: you’ve been working on your photography, and you feel like you’re improving. At the same time, you’d like to know more about what things you’re doing well and what you aren’t. Your friends and peers like your work, but maybe you’re looking for more than “I like…

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