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festival ∙ Rifflandia 4 · Victoria BC

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AWOLNATION crowdsurfs in Victoria. No big deal. Canon EOS 550D (T2i) · Tamron 17-50 f/2.8 17 mm · 1/250 s · f/5 · ISO 200 I took almost 3,500 photos during this three-day festival of awesomeness centered mostly at Royal Athletic Park, but held over ten venues in total. It really says something that I, as a born and bred …

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festival ∙ VEMF 2011 · Victoria BC

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Highlights from the Victoria Electronic Music Festival. Canon EOS 550D (T2i) · Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 11 mm · 1/13 s · f/4.5 · ISO 3200 Strobist: Sigma EF 500 DG Super, 1/16 power, on-camera Angie spins fabric fire as night one draws to a close. We now begin, on the gallery, a trip back in time to a crazy …

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festival ∙ Rifflandia 3 · Victoria BC

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Highlights from the third annual made-in-Victoria Rifflandia Festival. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/60 s · f/2.2 · ISO 800 Jocelyn Greenwood of Jets Overhead. Rifflandia was, by all accounts, turbo epic. 157 artists at 11 venues over four days, all accessible with one wristband. Due to “scheduling conflicts” (the classic concert-canceling …

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concert ∙ Finger Eleven 2010 · Victoria BC

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Scott, James and Rick from Finger Eleven play a surprise acoustic show in Victoria. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/15 s · f/1.8 · ISO 400 Picture the set (as Dwight Myers said in 1989): buncha Zone listeners in a gym/studio, hanging out, munching pizza, drinkin’ pop, listening to tracks from an …

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festival ∙ VEMF 2010 · Victoria BC

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Moments from the 2010 Victoria Electronic Music Festival. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 10 mm · 1/320 s · f/11 · ISO 200 Stiltwalkers from the Victoria Burning Man community at VEMF. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 10 mm · 1/10 s · f/3.5 · ISO 400 VEMF from above, 2010. Canon …

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concert ∙ BEAST 2009 · Victoria BC

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BEAST rocks Lucky Bar. Canon EOS 1000D (XS) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 1/25 · f/2.8 · ISO 1600 I was lucky (GET IT??!?) enough to have been given photo accreditation (my first!) to shoot BEAST at their concert last week, and enjoyed a great show from some very talented artists. While technically cruddy, my final shot of the night, …