Interview + Show review: Varya

Set up in a small corner of a south Austin popular Greek hangout, Opa!, VARYA adjusts her mic stand, amplifier, and tunes her lyric-adorned acoustic guitar. Her husband and a complete stranger fuss with a string of fairy lights at her feet in an attempt to…

G(irl)photographer: Nikon Music Video Bootcamp

Precision Camera hosted the three-day Nikon Music Video Bootcamp class last weekend at their north location. It was a jam-packed weekend of inspiration, information and hands-on learning, led by Chicago-based filmmaker, photographer and Nikon Ambassador Chris Hershman.  Having worked with bands like Switchfoot and Company of Thieves, Chris has swiftly amassed a portfolio of bigContinue reading “G(irl)photographer: Nikon Music Video Bootcamp”

G(irl)photographer: New Year’s Resolution

Like most of us, I sat down around New Year and attempted to write out my list of New Year’s Resolutions. They varied from the usual “go running at least three days a week,” “eat healthy” and “drink less wine” (ha… we’ll see how that one goes) to the exceptionally over-ambitious “start an independent mediaContinue reading “G(irl)photographer: New Year’s Resolution”

G(irl)photographer: My Top Shows of 2019

By: Kail Rose, Published 12/31/19 on G(irl) It’s been a wild, jam-packed year. So many amazing opportunities and incredible shows – I’m beyond blessed to have found myself sitting in the pit at each of them, shooting to my heart’s content. As I do every year, here’s a recap of my favorite shows (and festivals)Continue reading “G(irl)photographer: My Top Shows of 2019”

G(irl)photographer: 001 What’s this all about, then?

Musings from my photographic journey; learnings, inspiration, adventures, chance meetings and useful resources. Also probably some overly enthusiastic ramblings about cool things I happen across… In case it wasn’t already obvious, one of my biggest passions is photography. Captain Obvious has entered the building. To be honest, it’s become a monumentous learning curve that uncoversContinue reading “G(irl)photographer: 001 What’s this all about, then?”

Blog #3917: Sparrow in the Engine

I just had a massive reality check. Life is so weird sometimes. I found myself having just boarded a plane in Austin, ready to fly out for a week-long trip to Traverse City, MI. It would be a jam-packed week ahead; two concerts to photograph, a blog story, business meetings, dinners, brunches and breakfasts plannedContinue reading “Blog #3917: Sparrow in the Engine”

Mind of a Musician: A Creative’s Journey, Blog series Part 002

Touring is an interesting beast. Sure, you’re getting to travel to places you’ve never been before and meet lots of people, but there’s so much more to it than that. There’s the logistics and admin work that goes into planning out stops, shows, where you’re staying in hotels or with friends, or in some casesContinue reading “Mind of a Musician: A Creative’s Journey, Blog series Part 002”

g(irl)photographer: Landing In Cayman

February 14th, 2019 Happy Valentine’s day from the middle of the Caribbean ocean, ya’ll! As I’m sure you’ve heard, Team dRiFFt set off this week on an intrepid journey to attend the inaugural KAABOO Cayman music festival – the first of its’ kind (and certainly the biggest) on Grand Cayman island this Friday and Saturday. We arrivedContinue reading “g(irl)photographer: Landing In Cayman”