Click Click Click Click

by Bishop Allen

Right before tour I decided to pick up a fun camera for the road, so I got the Fujifilm Instax 210.  It's a great alternative to discontinued traditional Polaroid instant cameras.  Oh, did I mention it looks like a space toy? Anyway, with so much going on, it was hard to take photos daily, but I did capture these shots. Enjoy!

Bus 10Giant... uh.. TX

Pierce The Veil (Charity Bowling Tournament)blessthefall (Charity Bowling Tournament)

Acoustic Basement (Charity Bowling Tournament)Matt Lillard + Fat Kid Movie (Charity Bowling Tournament)

Of Mice & Men (Charity Bowling Tournament)We The Kings (Charity Bowling Tournament)

Bayside (Charity Bowling Tournament)Every Time I Die (Charity Bowling Tournament)

Yellowcard / All Time Low (Charity Bowling Tournament)New Found Glory (Charity Bowling Tournament)West Palm Beach, FLAmanda, Bethany, and IDay Off, San Diego Zoo, Polar BearDay Off, San DiegoDay Off, San DiegoDay Off, San Deigo
Ryan Key, YellowcardYellowcardYellowcardSean Mackin, YellowcardJosh Portman, YellowcardSt. Petersburg CrowdTour Photogs (Adam Elmakias, Me, Matt Vogel, Tom Falcone)Day Off, Vegas, Tour Rookies

Stand Too Close

by Motion City Soundtrack

It's becoming quite apparently that after some sort of emotional event, I am my most creative.

I've been working on building a board on Pinterest for decorating my room for the last 8 weeks.  Now that I've decided on wall colors it was time figure out what would go on them.

After a simple Pinterest and Google search of 'Wall Art' I came across photo transfers to wooden blocks that looked pretty cool-- but wood blocks would be difficult to mount.

So I thought about it, and I've been wanting to do something with canvas for a while-- last year I bought 3 large canvas, printed off some large photos and planned on decupaging the images on... but then I realized I could probably do a photo transfer like the wooden blocks on canvas.

This one of Justin Pierre of Motion City Soundtrack with lyrics to their song "Stand Too Close" came out much better than expected! So much so, when I posted the image on Twitter, Justin asked me about a print of it! Crazy.

Come pick me up

by Ryan Adams.

Sorry it's been a while since I've posted any updates.  Since I was hired at Outerloop Management, it's been hard to find time to get caught up on photos.  Anyways, I will try to sooner rather than later.  Anyways, one of my good friends from college, Matt, is headed down to Nashville to pursue a career in music and asked if I could do some portraits before he left.  Here are a few frames from that shoot.

One day this will make you proud

("Say Anything [Else]" by Cartel)

Cartel at Towson UniversityRemember when it was cool to open up your CD player while it was mid play to see it spin like a million miles any hour?  Picture that as my life.  'Been really busy.  Photographed Days Difference, Cartel, We The Kings, and All Time Low on Saturday, went tubing on the Potomac River on Sunday, photographed Stereo Skyline, The Bigger Lights, Friday Night Boys, This Providence, and Hey Monday on Monday, and then yesterday I spent the day at Warped Tour.  What does that all translate to? Something like 3,000 photos and little sleep. I love it.  Still working on photos. Here's a little sample.

She's got no limit

("Josey" by Hey Monday)

So back in April I had the pleasure of interviewing a band called Hey Monday when they opened for Fall Out Boy on the Believers Never Die Part Duex Tour.  It was a pretty cool experience for me since we shot the footage for Barricade Buzz on their tour bus; a first for me. 

They're a female led pop-punk group from Florida with a sound that's comparable to the likes of Paramore.  They released their first album, Hold On Tight, last year that features the very talented vocals of lead singer, Cassadee Pope. 

Anyways, I was checking out their page today and came across this video, which was shot at the show I was photographing at.  Sadly, I'm not in the footage, but it was still cool to see nonetheless.

Here's video from the Merriweather Post Pavilion: