It was an ambitious five-day quest to shoot five different concerts, test out some video and photo gear, and write a story about it. Working with local bands, rocker Des Rocs and indie band Brother Moses, Kail Rose manages 5 shoots in 5 days and lives to tell the tale.
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”
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”
By: Kail Rose, Published 12/31/19 on G(irl)photographer.com 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”
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?”
Traverse City is an incredibly vibrant, diverse and interesting city that caters to a spectrum of visitors every year. Our photographer spent a week there; adventuring, hanging out with rockstars, taking photos, exploring, and falling in love.
Levitation Music Festival 2019 Inspired by the creativity, color and music of the 1960’s, Levitation is an annual three-day psych rock music festival held in Austin, TX. In 2008, a creative collective called The Reverberation Appreciation Society banded together to host a one-day festival, then called the Austin Psych Fest in North Austin. It hasContinue reading “Levitation 2019”
It’s roughly 3pm, though you’re not entirely sure because your cell phone battery died hours ago and you made the decision to leave it somewhere in the backseat of your car after unpacking the tent, cooler and camp chairs. Cell phones aren’t needed here. A gentle breeze whispers through the cypress and your feet dangleContinue reading “River Revival Music Fest: Texas’ best-kept festival secret (…ssshhh!!)”
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”
Camp Anarchy has compiled the best of punk rock culture and history into one weekend, a getaway of sorts. From craft beer, to giant beer pong and dodgeball. Plus a killer lineup featuring The Offspring, X, Rancid, Pennywise, NOFX and Bad Religion – what’s not to love? A highlight of my year: attending Camp Anarchy justContinue reading “Camp Anarchy 2019”