This time I interviewed Julian David Stone about his adventures as concert photographer starting back in the 80s’. His approach to concert photography was a different one than most of us are going for He sneaked in his camera gear taped to his legs or hidden in a specially prepared navy coat. In our interview, he shares his favorite stories such as when he was hiding his lens in a big bottle of hairspray of his female friend to get into his equipment into a Prince concert and much more.
I do not recommend to sneak your gear into concerts nowadays, cause you can get blacklisted easily and your concert photography career might be over before it even starts.
However, the 80’s were a different time and it’s hilarious to hear Julian’s stories.
We’ll also talk about his successful kickstart campaign of his book “No cameras allowed” which includes a collection of his rare shots of bans such as The Police, Prince, Ramones to name a few.
In this Episode, You’ll Learn
- how Julian sneaked in his camera gear into concerts
- how the music business was back in the 80’s
- what you need to do for a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter
- about Julians book “No Cameras Allowed”
- Best Lens For Concert Photography: Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM
- Best Record Of All Time: Pink Floyd – Dark Side Of The Moon
- Favorite Music Photographer: Annie Leibovitz
Follow Julian David Stone
Homepage (Book Sales Page): www.juliandavidstone.com
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