I took this assignment because I had so much fun shooting Major Lazer a few years back at the Pitchfork Festival but I immediately questioned my decision when I was informed the show wouldn’t start until 10 and Major Lazer wouldn’t be onstage until 11:30. But everything worked out and this turned out to be one of my favorite assignments of the year.
My immediate thought s after this show was
1) I REALLY need to invest in an ultra wide lens. Sometimes 24mm isn’t wide enough (as was the case for this gig)
2) it really frustrates me when a show this bananas has crappy lighting and I can’t capture half the things I see
We got 15 minutes int he photo pit but I went upstairs before I left to get some crowd shots and I’m glad I did. As soon as I got up there, Diplo broke out the plastic bubble.
BUY PRINTS: Click on any image in this post or in the slideshow to purchase prints.
FOLLOW ME: Don’t forget to follow me on Twitter or like me on Facebook if you want to stay current with what I am shooting.
Please don’t reuse these photos without my permission. The slideshow below has embed code you can use if you want to put these photos on your blog. Please link back to this post.