An Open Letter on Behalf of Photographers and Media – Photography Article

Dear Live Nation, This is an open letter to your company regarding the increasingly poor treatment of media and credentialed photographers. I have been shooting concerts for approaching 10 years now, and I have watched the change and decline in how media and photo passes are handled for concerts over the years, so I want to outline this change and explain the extremely frustrating situation I recently experienced at one of your venues. Let’s rewind to 2010 when I was…

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Frontman Slaps Phone from Fan Who Jumped Onstage for Selfie – Photography Article

The punk rock band FIDLAR was performing in Berkeley earlier this week when a fan jumped onstage and attempted to take a selfie with frontman Zac Carper. Carper would have none of it, and he proceeded to slap the phone out of the woman’s hand. Back in 2015, FIDLAR actually tweeted a warning of this very thing. i have no problem breaking your iPhone 6 if you jump on stage and take a selfie while we are playing. please, give…

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