Author Archives: adrian

Next photo book (from Kinetik 5.5) out soon

The Kinetik Festival 5.5 Photo Book is nearing completion. Not much longer till it will be available for purchase. This year I’ve made an effort to get it done earlier then in previous years, and it’s release will hopefully coincide with the announcement of the 2014 festival and band releases. The book will contain nearly […]

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Kinetik Festival 5.5 Phase 3 Preview Photos

Phase 3 of the Kinetik Festival 5.5 had a larger artist base and took place on Saturday 25 May 2013. The  lineup included Displacer, Cenotype, Decoded Feedback, Terrorfakt, Aesthetic Perfection and Tonikom. This festival get better every day. Photographer’s notes: Didn’t change anything from last night’s setup. Flashes still in same location. Just explored more visual attributes with the locations […]

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Kinetik Festival 5.5 Phase 2 Preview Photos

Phase 2 of the Kinetik Festival 5.5took place on Friday 24 May 2013. The  lineup included Nitronoise, FGFC820, Suicide Commando and Frontal Boundary. What an incredible show. Stellar performances by all the bands. Photographer’s notes: This night I moved the 3rd flash to the right of the stage, and clamped to a metal pipe. The pipe is near […]

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Kinetik Festival 5.5 Phase 1 Preview Photos

Kinetik Festival 5.5 has started last night. The thursday lineup included MyParasite, Projekt F, Life Cried and closing out the night was DYM.

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Shooting at Kinetik Festival 5

I typed this up last year, but never posted it for some reason. Well here it is. It’s been 365 days since the last Kinetik Festival, where I shot my first 5 day music festival. I had learned a lot over those 5 days, and I kept a loose log about what types of things […]

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Light Setup at God Module show

Shooting at Club Neu+ral used to be no problem. That is until I stopped shooting there. I think it’s the low ceiling that makes the space feel smaller. And with smaller spaces come creative solutions to lighting and shooting.

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God Module Seance Tour in Toronto June 2012

The show that Mordacious, Twitch the Ripper and God Module put on was amazing. The audience was totally immersed in the experience and the energy was contagious. Incredible night.

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Neurodance 3.06

Neurodance events don’t seem to be able to disappoint, and this night was no different. The beats were pounding in both rooms, the crowds were alive and the energy was incredible. What a night.

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My prespective on concert photography

I was speaking with a friend the other day about some of the photos I recently took at the Kinetik Festival 5 a couple of weekends ago. One of the things that came up in conversation was the general lack of wide-angle shots in my photography, which is normally what most people associate with concert […]

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Pushing through the pain

I just watched a wonderfully inspirational video and thought I’d post some of my own thoughts on the topic. I’ve read and heard many motivational material over the years, but some things have stuck for one reason or another. One of my earliest motivational quotes that I applied to photography was a quote by Arnold […]

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What I learned from shooting at Kinetik Festival 5

It’s been 365 days since the last Kinetik Festival, where I shot my first 5 day music festival. I had learned a lot over those 5 days, and I kept a loose log about what types of things I came across that weekend, in hopes to document my learning. That documentation took shape in the […]

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Kinetik Festival 5 Previews : Phase 3

Phase 3 is now over. Last night we had Aliceffekt, End.User, C-Lekktor, FGFC820, Noisex, Hocico and Iszoloscope. Enjoy the photos of my daily preview.

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