“Architects pull similar moves to most hardcore bands and we had the benefit of some daylight and a good lighting rig, so it wasn’t too tricky. Hardest part was keeping up with the singer, Sam Carter. I had an idea of the kind of shot I was after and Carter was pretty well guaranteed to pull the pose in the shot at some point in the show. It was just a matter of waiting for it with the wide lens on. The line of sight was a happy accident, or maybe he was glaring at me for shoving a lens in his face. It worked out either way.”
Publication: Australian Guitar Magazine
Gear: Canon 5DMkIII, Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 L
Post Process: Didn’t need much work. Just some cropping, brightness, light colour adjustment and extra contrast to create a bit of pop. His face was a touch out of focus, but spot sharpening fixed that up in no time.
When did you start shooting? I started doing gigs about 7 years ago. Before that, photography had always been in the house – my dad was a serious enthusiast. Way back when, I did a semester of photo journalism as part of my Bachelor of Journalism at Uni, so I bought a digital cameraLearn more about Peter Zaluzny