Concert Photography: Bluesfest 2014 Childish Gambino, Blondie, Slash…

I just got home from shooting non-moving, non-rock stars, for a magazine and couldn’t be happier. The last 10 days of Ottawa Bluesfest threw me into the deep end of live concert photography like no other.  My confidence is back in shooting too since I don’t do daily news fill-ins like I used to for Metro.  Technically I’ve had loads of photos published from covers of magazines and newspapers to just web blogs from my punk rock days but now that I’ve got the right equipment (Canon EOS600 that I purchased almost 2 years ago), I’ve no excuse to not get killer shots.

It was a pleasure shooting for Canadian Musician Magazine.  Links to official reviews and photos here: Queens of the Stoneage, Brody Dalle and Tokyo Police Club.

Full review of Blondie, Awolnation, Bob Saget, Sam Roberts, July Talk, USS, Slash, and Childish Gambino HERE.

Here’s some favourites.  Also shooting this much has inspired me to put together a gallery for future commercial and artistic work of my past photography from editorial to live.

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Mac DeMarco

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July Talk

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July Talk

 

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Slash

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Blondie

 

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Childish Gambino

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Brody Dalle