Billy Talent show I shot the other week), Serj Tankian was on the menu. There had been big ads all over town, a phenomenon which always makes me fear that a big-name show is selling bad. Either the big ads paid off, or I shouldn’t have feared so much: The venue was well-filled, even already during openers Viza’s set.Back at Komplex 457, which famously is reachable by bicycle (other than the
Serj Tankian and his incredibly talented band were in great shape physically and muscially/vocally, unfortunately for us he concentrated on the singing and the smiling into the audience. Photographically, it would have been great if he’d have jumped around like an underage punk guitarist, but who doesn’t love a challenge. Here are some more of my attempts to master said challenge:
About This BlogI post a couple of photos when I go to shoot shows here, and then again, sometimes I don't. Sometimes, Mr. or Miss Artist chooses to step on the stage late, inebriated, surrounded by half of Scotland's yearly production of fog, and lit from the back. In blue. There is no amount of awesomeness (and I have metric shittonnes of it when it comes to taking photos of concerts) that can make something like that look good on a photo. In situations like these, I don't even bother to lift my camera. So, even though you may have seen me in the pit at some show doesn't mean it's gonna show up here. No need to flood the net with more bad photos, really.