View Post

concert ∙ k-os and Rich Aucoin 2013 · Victoria BC

In photography by webmeister Bud

Photos from the k-os/Rich Aucoin show. Canon EOS 550D (T2i) · Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM 70 mm · 1/200 s · f/3.5 · ISO 3200 I love shooting concerts. Much like shooting weddings, I thrive off of the challenge of capturing moments which may never happen again. That said, shooting any one subject can begin to drain the spark …

View Post

festival ∙ the drummers of Rifflandia 5 · Victoria BC

In photography by webmeister Bud

Closing out my photography of Rifflandia V is a showcase of drummers. Canon EOS 550D (T2i) · Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM 90 mm · 1/500 s · f/5.6 · ISO 400 Y’know what I love about outdoor festivals? LIGHT. It’s such a rarity in a bar/club/arena situation to have enough light to get a good shot of the drummer, …

View Post

festival ∙ Rifflandia 5 2012 · Victoria BC

In photography by webmeister Bud

The Flaming Lips’ opening moments at Rifflandia V. Canon EOS 550D (T2i) · Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM 10 mm · 1/320 s · f/3.5 · ISO 1600 We begin with my “shot of the festival” (to rival my AWOLNATION shot from R4) :: The Flaming Lips. Spectacle = Very Yes. Canon EOS 550D (T2i) · Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 …

View Post

concert ∙ Cheat the Hangman 2012 · Victoria BC

In photography by webmeister Bud

Friend Allie, ready to cheat the hangman. Canon EOS 550D (T2i) · Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM 125 mm · 1/100 s · f/2.8 · ISO 3200 Cheat the Hangman is the name of the band Allie fronts, with friends Trish, Michael, Jarrod, and Dana. They’re a garage blues band which formed, if I’m piecing things together correctly, from the …

View Post

festival ∙ Rock the Shores 2012 · Victoria BC

In photography by webmeister Bud

Some very weird (but great) memories from the inaugural Rock the Shores. Canon EOS 550D (T2i) · Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM 10 mm · 1/1000 s · f/20 · ISO 1600 While awaiting my ride, this happened. What the what? In what was perhaps a foreshadowing of the rest of the day’s weird weather, clouds of what I …

View Post

concert ∙ USS live . . . finally · Victoria BC

In photography by webmeister Bud

Jason Parsons, A.K.A. Human Kebab, takes a second dive into the crowd. Canon EOS 550D (T2i) · Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM 18 mm · 1/1000 s · f/3.5 · ISO 800 Yes, after seven attempts since 2008, I finally got to shoot USS (Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker) live. No sickness, no scheduling problems, no people-not-calling-me-back, no acts of God …

View Post

concert ∙ V.I.C. Fest: Kytami 2012 · Victoria BC

In photography by webmeister Bud

Violinistextremist Kytami at the V.I.C. Fest launch party. Canon EOS 550D (T2i) · Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L 24 mm · 1/320 s · f/2.8 · ISO 1600 I first saw Kytami perform with Georgia Murray during an acoustic set at Sauce Restaurant. But that performance was Georgia’s and acoustic, where this performance was Kytami’s and electric. 100%. Backed by DJ …

View Post

concert ∙ The Pack A.D. 2012 · Victoria BC

In photography by webmeister Bud

The Pack A.D. perform an acoustic electric set at The Zone. Exif data for top photo: Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 70 mm · 1/80 s · f/4 · ISO 800 Strobist: Canon 430EX II, 1/16 power, 6′ camera left, STO-FEN diffused, remote triggered Before the show, Becky Black restrings her guitar, down two from the previous …