Archive for August, 2014

General Photography – Bloody Photo Shoot

Bloody blood everywhere, and not a drop to drink…  What’s more fun than a red haired model covered in blood?


Tips – How to Photograph Drummers (And not suck at it)

You know that guy or gal, sitting down, with all those circular things around them?  Yeah – that’s the drummer.  You shouldn’t forget about them.  They like it when photographers get photos of them too.  “But they’re so far away!” You may say. “I can’t get a good shot of them!” You may think.  But […]


News – Warped Tour 2014 Wrap Up

Last year, I shot the Vans Warped Tour for one day.  For the Warped Tour 2014, I did four days.  How many will I do next year?  Who knows – but for now, check out this wrap up with links to all the photo galleries…


General Photography – B&W Vocalist Portraits at Warped Tour 2014

I’m usually not a huge fan of converting things to black and white, but sometimes, it just works.  Near the end of my first day of shooting Warped Tour 2014, I had to think of a way to challenge myself a bit.  My challenge for this year?  Take shots that would be almost MADE for being in […]


Live Music – The Maine @ Warped Tour 2014

The very last band that I shot at this year’s Vans Warped Tour 2014 was the alternative rock band, The Maine.  With the sun quickly setting, I wanted to get one last band in before the light disappeared over Jones Beach…


Live Music – Echosmith @ Warped Tour 2014

Almost like the Partidge Family, the all family band of Echosmith came to the Vans Warped Tour 2014.  With a bit more fans from last year, the rocked on the Journey’s stage, and at the perfect time of day at Jones Beach…


Live Music – Get Scared @ Warped Tour 2014

Rock band Get Scared were all over the Hard Rock Kevin Says stage for the Vans Warped Tour 2014, and right near golden hour of the Jones Beach stop, I decided to try and shoot them…


Live Music – Mayday Parade @ Warped Tour 2014

Oh ohh ohh ohh, Mayday Parade.  Bringing big crowd to the main stage at the Vans Warped Tour 2014, I made sure to photograph them on the breezy, beautiful Jones Beach Long Island day…


Live Music – The Devil Wears Prada @ Warped Tour 2014

Here we are with my last gallery from the Vans Warped Tour 2014, and its the boys in The Devil Wears Prada.  It is always a blast to photograph them…


Live Music – Ghost Town @ Warped Tour 2014

A relatively young band, the electronicore (is that really a genre now?) band Ghost Town was on the Vans Warped Tour 2014 for a majority of its run.  During the Jones Beach stop of Warped, I decided to give shooting them a go…


Live Music – Cute Is What We Aim For @ Warped Tour 2014

Nestled in the amphitheater of the Susquehanna Arts Center during the middle of the day of the Vans Warped Tour 2014 stop at Camden, New Jersey, were the pop punk band Cute Is What We Aim For.  Having heard a little bit about them, I wanted to make sure I shot them…


Live Music – Beebs and Her Money Makers @ Warped Tour 2014

Show me what you’re workin’ with Beebs and Her Money Makers.  The super fun ska band opened the Vans Warped Tour 2014 day at Jones Beach in Wantagh, NY, and on my last day this year of shooting Warped, I wanted to make sure to catch them…


Live Music – Of Mice & Men @ Warped Tour 2014

Somehow, someway, I managed to sneak in to the photo pit during the Scranton, PA stop of this year’s Vans Warped Tour to shoot Of Men & Men.  Of course, I wasn’t the only other photographer that got to shoot them…


Live Music – Secrets @ Warped Tour 2014

Nestled in the amphitheater of The Pavilion of Montage Mountain, mid day Secrets took over the Journey’s stage of the Vans Warped Tour…


Live Music – The Story So Far @ Warped Tour 2014

“We’re The Story So Far.  We don’t have breakdowns or anything like that,” says Parker Canon, vocalist of the band.  Even if they don’t, the Vans Warped Tour crowd sure does enjoy going wild for TSSF when they hit the stage…


Live Music – Chunk No Captain Chunk @ Warped Tour 2014

Pardon my french, but Chunk No Captain Chunk a fucking awesome live.  Making waves on the Eernie Ball stage of the Vans Warped Tour this year are the highly active French pop moshers, who I made sure to shoot in Camden, NJ…


Live Music – Crown the Empire @ Warped Tour 2014

Sailing to the edge of the world and watching the stars fall down, Crown the Empire have been playing to huge crowds all summer long at this year’s Warped Tour.  I took the time to shoot them at the Camden, New Jersey stop…


Live Music – Four Year Strong @ Warped Tour 2014

Even with their normal drummer away at a wedding, punk rockers Four Year Strong stormed Vans Warped Tour at Camden, New Jersey for a mosh heavy set…


Live Music – The Word Alive @ Warped Tour 2014

When The Word Alive took the stage in Scranton Pennsylvania for this year’s Vans Warped Tour, things were extra bright and sunny.  Quite a difference from how I’ve shot them before, with things extra dark, with severely limited light…


Live Music – Chelsea Grin @ Warped Tour 2014

Don’t ask and don’t tell, but Chelsea Grin has been tearing up the Monster Energy stage at the Vans Warped Tour.  I took the time to shoot their set at the Warped stop in Scranton, Pennsylvania…


Live Music – Dangerkids @ Warped Tour 2014

The high flying Dangerkids tore up the Hard Rock Kevin Says stage for most of this year’s Vans Warped Tour, and I took some photos of them at the Scranton, PA stop…


Live Music – For All Those Sleeping @ Warped Tour 2014

Rising metalcore band For All Those Sleeping has been playing both the Monster Stage and main stage of this year’s Warped Tour on many days.  This day in Pennsylvania, they tore up the Monster Stage in some bright sunlight…


Live Music – Ice Nine Kills @ Warped Tour 2014

With a vocalist with massive ups, Ice Nine Kills took the stage in the early afternoon of the Vans Warped Tour at Toyota Pavilion (or The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, whatever they want to call it)…


Live Music – The Summer Set @ Warped Tour 2014

With a bit of fan interaction, The Summer Set was one of the earlier main stage bands at the Scranton stop of this years Vans Warped Tour.  Summer pop punk during summer goes well with one another…