Category Archives: Music

NO PHOTOS: Why the Monterey County Weekly Isn’t Running Professional Camera Photos from the Aerosmith Concert in Salinas – by Nic Coury

A full grandstand awaits Aerosmith's set at the Salinas Sports Complex.

Photographer Nic Coury decided to shoot a recent Aerosmith concert only with his iPhone in protest to the restrictive photo contract he was forced to sign in order to cover for the Monterey County Weekly.

Coachella – by Kendrick Brinson


L.A.-based photographer Kendrick Brinson covered Coachella for the New York Times.

Shelby Lynne, The Soulful Southern Gothic Queen of the California Desert – by David Walter Banks

Shelby Lynne

L.A.-based photographer David Walter Banks shot singer Shelby Lynne for the Wall Street Journal.

5 Tips for Shooting Concerts from Music Photographer Todd Owyoung – by Sarah Jacobs, PhotoShelter

Todd Owyoung

Renowned music photographer Todd Owyoung shares some great tips that all music and event photographers should know, ranging from gear to workflow.

Memphis: Music Eden – by Kendrick Brinson

Memphis Essay

L.A.-based photographer Kendrick Brinson shares her photo essay called “Memphis: Music Eden”.

In the Grove: Winfield 2013 – by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee


New Orleans-based Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee worked on an essay on the Windfield 2013 music festival.

24 Hours: A Day in the Life of a Music and Sports Photographer – by Eduardo Schoen

music and sports photographer

Atlanta-based photographer Eduardo Schoen writes about a day in his life as a music and sports photographer.

Looking Back: The Best of 2013 Seattle Concert Photos – by John Lill


Seattle-based photographer John Lill shares some of his best concert photos of 2013.

Block Party – by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

Block Party

Photographer Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee shares photos of the Block Party music festival in New Orleans.

How Sweet The Sound… – by Jonathan Hanson

How Sweet The Sound

Photographer Jonathan Hanson took photos of some of Baltimore’s best gospel choirs who performed at Verizon’s “How Sweet the Sound” competition.