Last night I got the highly-anticipated assignment (and a hard one to get a press pass for) when I shot Animal Collective at Henry Miller Library in Big Sur.
Tickets for the experimental group's set sold out in minutes a few months back. I'm illustrating a story on the concert promoter, Britt Govia of Folk Yeah, who is touted as a "Bill Graham" type.
The Library always has cool shows and the fog made for a cool atmosphere. As I've been shooting concerts, I've found many cool shots come not only from the performers, but also from the crowd as there can be some cool passion.
I enjoy the challenge of making photos with stuff like this, because I want to always just shoot the band, but there are many great photos elsewhere if you know how to look for them.
The story I wrote for the Weekly is here.
Here is my work: