UK’s dupstep madman Rusko brought a pounding, frenetic set to the Pageant that had the floor heaving. I’ve absolutely loved shooting EDM over the last year and this show definitely carried on the trend.
It might not look like from these images, but the lighting for Rusko was horrible. I know, it’s a music photography cliché to always complain about lighting, but the real point was that I still thought that this was a fantastic shoot. Despite almost no dependable lighting on Rusko after the first couple minutes of his set and very chaotic lighting over the crowd, I had a blast.
The reason is that these EDM shows are simply loads of fun to shoot. There’s a massively infectious energy to these events.
Even if it means waiting until the lights come up for a fraction of a second to catch the crowd or trying to capture Rusko’s frantic motions on the decks, these shows are a thrill.
As always, if there are just ten seconds of good light over three songs (or half an hour), make those ten seconds count!
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This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 12:00 am and is filed under Music Photography and tagged with dj, dupstep, edm, pageant, rusko. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
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