Photography: Live Music & Events

Digital photography of live music performances. A wide variety of artists and bands are covered at a wide variety of venues, from small clubs to full size stadiums. I use a Nikon D90 camera, 35mm f1.8 and 17-55mm f2.8 lenses, and occasionally borrow longer lenses, when needed, from helpful friends. I try my best to capture strong original images, but if needed, I work in Photoshop to bring out the best in my photos. On ongoing project, shooting live music performances is an absolute blast. There's nothing quite like going to see music performed live and having a media pass to shoot photos in impossibly difficult conditions - namely, high action in low light.

This is just a smattering of my favourite shots, which I'll add to as I continue to shoot. If you'd like to see a full posting of my live music photography, please see my Flickr portfolio at flickr.com/photos/formatnoauto/sets/
I've shot extensively for The Snipe News and Scene In The Dark, where I have my own galleries (thesnipenews.com/author/ashley-tanasiychuk and sceneinthedark.com/author/format-no-auto). I've also shot for Backstage Rider, Beatroute, Georgia Straight, and others online and print publications.
Sia @ Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver BC Canada, August 19 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
The Herbaliser @ Fortune Sound Club, Vancouver BC Canada, July 24 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
My Morning Jacket @ Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver BC Canada, June 29 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
Rihanna @ Rogers Arena, Vancouver BC Canada, June 24 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
Wolf Parade @ the Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver BC Canada, May 30 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
Joe Pug @ The Media Club, Vancouver BC Canada, May 12 2011
Featured in Scene In The Dark
Peter Bjorn and John @ Venue Nightclub, Vancouver BC Canada, May 11 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
tUnE-yArDs @ Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver BC Canada, April 30 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
Buke And Gass @ Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver BC Canada, April 30 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
Dessa @ Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver BC Canada, April 27 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
My Chemical Romance @ The Centre In Vancouver For Performing Arts, Vancouver BC Canada, April 2 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
O'Death @ Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver BC Canada, March 30 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
Telekinesis @ The Media Club, Vancouver BC Canada, March 27 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
Wye Oak @ The Media Club, Vancouver BC Canada, March 27 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
State Radio @ Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver BC Canada, March 24 2011
Featured in Scene In The Dark
Family Band @ Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver BC Canada, March 19 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
Isis Salam performing at Utopia Festival @ W2, Vancouver BC Canada, March 5 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
Sonny and The Sunsets @ Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver BC Canada, February 5 2011
Featured in Scene In The Dark
Little Dragon @ Fortune Sound Club, Vancouver BC Canada, January 11 2011
Featured in The Snipe News
Tricky @ Venue Nightclub, Vancouver BC Canada, December 18 2010
Featured in The Snipe News
Haggatha @ Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver BC Canada, December 10 2010
Featured in Scene In The Dark
Leonard Cohen @ Rogers Arena, Vancouver BC Canada, December 2 2010
Featured in The Snipe News
MegaHurtz @ W2, Vancouver BC Canada, November 13 2010
Featured in The Snipe News
Arcade Fire @ PNE, Vancouver BC Canada, September 28 2010
Featured in The Snipe News
Arcade Fire @ PNE, Vancouver BC Canada, September 28 2010
Featured in The Snipe News

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