HTBARP 2 Kevin RC Wilson: Becoming An Ambassador for Think Tank, Black Rapid and Carl Zeiss

Kevin Wilson

Kevin RC Wilson is a New York based music photographer and former media and marketing professional. He also owns a tattoo studio and was the curator of an art gallery called “Sacred Gallery” for the last 7 years.

In this episode, Kevin will talk about how his tattoo studio helped him to get in contact with bands such as Misfits, Jane’s Addiction and Lamb of God. Why you should never act like a fangirl/boy and how he landed his ambassador deals with companies such as Think Tank, Black Rapid and Carl Zeiss. Furthermore we’ll discuss the best marketing tips and social media platforms for concert photographers.

Some Questions I Ask:

  • How did you get started to work with bands such as Misfits, Jane’s Addiction and Lamb of God?
  • Tell me more about your tattoo studio and your art gallery
  • How did you get involved to become an ambassador for Think Tank, Black Rapid and Carl Zeiss?
  • What makes a great live music photo?
  • What are your favorite social media channels?

In this Episode, You’ll Learn

  • Why you should stay humble
  • Why you shouldn´t act like a fangirl/boy
  • How donate your work for a good cause
  • What you should do first before you approach a company for ambassadorship
  • The best marketing approaches for concert photogoraphers

Follow Kevin

Instagram: kevinwilsonnyc

Twitter: @kevinwilsonnyc

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  • MegaDave

    The photos of Kevin Wilson are just “meh”. Amatuerish composition, and at times godawful editing that gives plastic skin to his subjects. He is living proof that the only thing that matters in the world of concert photography is “contacts”!