Concert photography is my second favorite thing outside of writing music reviews. A good concert picture is crisp and clear, high resolution and perfectly captures the moment. These are some individuals that have been working hard at perfecting their shots.
Long Beach native Lexis Rother, better known as Ro.Lexx has been doing editorial, live show work and close-ups of popular artists Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Drake and The Weekend. When she is not shooting artists, Ro can be caught capturing brand shots with Nike and models like MVKDRE, Salem Mitchell and more.
Natalie focuses on portrait, live music and polaroid shots. She can be found shooting shots for the Observatory OC in Santa Ana and major music publications like Billboard and Noisey. Her portraiture seeks to liven natural beauty of the subject while paying close attention to composition.
Christina Chi Craig
Similar to Natalie, Christina also can be found at the Observatory curating its Instagram pictures and working with some of the industry’s most popular talent. Her Instagram portfolio can be found at @Urbanafterthought and it features consistent, vibrant images of concerts, landscape and animals.
Some commission credit includes shooting SZA, Kali Uchis, Little Simz and Travis $cott.
Kev views himself as a filmmaker and editor over anything else. He has experience in developing music videos. But concerts and automotive are also other areas of expertise. I know him mostly for his Nef the Pharaoh videography and his concert edits and tour reels. Norman has a profound ability to develop engaging videos on Instagram to excite followers about artists’ upcoming shows.
Kevin Wong sells his prints on his site while also specializing in music, editorial, commercial, adventure and sports.His Instagram is full of inspiring shots of Chris Brown, J. Cole and Mike Tyson. Wong’s work captures vivacious imagery of celebrities’ daily lives and their star-studded lifestyles.
Nathan ha s taken the domestic and international entertainment scene by storm.His social media incorporates shots of worldwide tours and celebrities. He also has experience with videography and is open to booking clients seeking personal and action shots.
Adrian sells himself on the premise that the world is his office. His work highlights captivating stills, video and live shows. Martinez has shot PartyNextDoor, Kehlani and Kanye West.His direction experience includes October’s Very Own talent Majid Jordan with their visual for “One I Want”
I first found Kevin while on Instagram’s explore page. At one point, he was constantly seen at concerts I attended for my platform. Outside of music, he is a fashion photographer, shooting influencers like Aleali May and Jordyn Woods and DJ’s like Kaytranada. Gonzalez’s Snapchat also captures personal moments of hustle and execution as a director.
Lee is another shooter focused on film and photo. His catalog includes Chance the Rapper, Migos and A$AP Rocky. This LA creative does not have a site but his Instagram feed showcases his well-rounded talents through timeless expression.
David Camerena has been booming since the success of Kehlani and the HBK Gang. He is a Bay Area via LA transplant focused on film, editing and photography. One of his most notable videos include Kehlani’s “Alive”, “Honey” and work with wave painter Aaron Kai and Wiz Khalifa. He seeks to create work that reflects the artist’s personality to organically capture them in the moment.
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