About

Kyle Gustafson is a freelance photographer based in Washington, D.C. His work appears weekly in the Washington Post. He was recently named one of the 50 Greatest Concert Photographers Right Now by Complex Magazine. 

His photos have appeared in the following publications:

  • The Washington Post
  • Washington Post Magazine
  • Vanity Fair
  • Rolling Stone
  • SPIN
  • ESPN
  • NME
  • Pitchfork
  • Travel+Leisure
  • AOL/Spinner
  • The Sun (UK)
  • The News of the World (UK)
  • Washingtonian Magazine
  • The Toronto Star
  • Toronto Life Magazine
  • Twist Magazine
  • Heat Magazine
  • Huffington Post

and many others.

Clients include:

  • The Washington Post
  • Washingtonian Magazine
  • D.C. Sports & Entertainment Commission
  • America Online
  • Elvis Costello
  • D.C. United
  • Fleishman Hillard
  • Lushlife NY
  • Lunchbox Productions
  • DC Metromix
  • AMP3 PR

He is available to cover any type of editorial assignment. Willing to travel. Please get in touch.

Please do not reuse or steal any of the photos on this site. Please email me first and I will try to work something out with you if you cannot afford to pay for the usage.

What people are saying about Kyle’s photography:

“If there were a course on concert photography, (Kyle) would be a likely candidate to teach it.” – D.C. Metblogs

“I’ve never seen Red Carpet photos look as amazing as the ones that Kyle Gustafson just shot at the 2010 White House Correspondents Dinner at the Washington Hilton. How the hell did he do this? The lighting is absolutely incredible. Best Red Carpet photos ever.” – Photoshelter

“Looking at his photos of Radiohead and Coldplay will make you feel like you were there, and that’s probably one of the highest compliments one could give to someone shooting in this genre.” – Complex Magazine

“Amazing photos.” – Washington Post

“The brilliant Kyle Gustafson…” – Washington Post

“…one of the area’s best-known photographers.” – TBD.com

“…a fixture on the D.C. club scene.” – Washington Times

“…longtime DCist concert photo king.” – Brightest Young Things

One thought

  1. Congrats on your photo of Mike Wilbon and the Pres at the G-Town v Duke game this past Saturday……they mentioned the Bog and photo on PTI tonight on ESPN……good job!……btw, great images from the game too!!

    Tom Lynch

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