From time in memorial , photographs have been a way to capture special moments. What might seem as an inanimate image , rather , bears a whole lot more. A single photograph is a manifestation of events gone by and gives us a chance to relive these memories.
Event Photographers work tirelessly throughout music concerts and gigs to get the best shots and thus providing us with an ideal perspective of the event. However , with the ever expanding internet , we need to miss out on some photographers works , which should have definitely received recognition . So , we at Grapevine have a brief rundown of some photographers whose work you cannot miss.
1. Rutger Geerling ( Rudgr.com )
Website : http://www.rudgr.com/
What started off as a mere hobby back in 1996 grew to become a profession that would make Rutger Geerling one of the most respected Photographers in the world of EDM . Now a veteran in the industry , his work is beyond words , and likely so he has worked with an endless list of artists some of whom include , Armin van Buuren , Dimitry Vegas , Like Mike , Martin Garrixand pretty much every other artist you can imagine . He has also been associated with the biggest music festivals like Tomorrowland , Ultra Music Festival , Q-Dance , Sunburn to name a few.
2. Drew Ressler ( RUKES )
Website : http://rukes.com/
Drew Ressler or popularly known as RUKES , made his foray into DJ and event photography in 2003 and from then on there was no looking back . He is now regarded as one of the best photographers in the industry and is constantly touring to work with the biggest artists and at the best music festivals . Some of his clients Deadmau5, Calvin Harris, Avicii, Zedd, Skrillex, Porter Robinson, Tommy Lee, Alesso, Steve Aoki, Madeon and a whole lot more .
3. Andrew J. Rauner ( AJR Photography )
Website : http://ajrphotos.com/
The Current Photo Director at DJ Mag , Andrew Rauner takes his work very seriously . From cutting edge live concert shots to artistic event photos , his work in no way lacks the quality to stand out from the rest and has hence, quite obviously got him a chance to work with some legends such as Armin Van Buuren, Benny Benassi, Carl Cox, Deadmau5, Fedde Le Grand, Ferry Corsten, Hardwell, Martin Solveig and Paul Van Dyk.
4. Bennett Sell-Kline
Website : https://www.insomniac.com/
Bennett Sell-Kline is the photography director at Insomniac Events which is an American based event promoting company that has hosted several prominent events such as Electric Daisy Carnival and Nocturnal Wonderland to name a few .
5. Lorenzo P. Tonucci ( LorenzoTNC.com )
Website : http://lorenzotnc.com/
Starting off just as a hobby , photography turned out to be the best full time job , Lorenzo could have asked for . With humble beginnings as a fashion and wedding photographer , he soon turned the more challenging music photography and his extraordinary work caught the eyes of some of the biggest artists like Tiësto, Avicii, Deadmau5, Armin Van Buuren, , Hardwell, Axwell Λ Ingrosso, Martin Garrix and David Guetta to name a few. His work has been used for official DJ Mag campaigns as well.
6. Kevin Verkruijssen ( EDMkevin.com )
Website : http://www.edmkevin.com/
Dutch Electronic Dance music photographer , Kevin Verkruijssen , is the head of the photography department at ‘wearethenight’ and works on his own solo project EDMkevin . He has a strong passion for Hardcore and Trance music and has become a prominent photographer in the scene .
7. Philippe Wuyts
Website : http://www.philippewuyts.be/
Philippe Wuyts is an exceptionally talented photographer who specializes in Wedding, Events, Nightlife and Travel photography. He has worked with some huge clients like Dimitry Vegas and Like Mike for instance and shot for huge edm music festivals like Ultra and Tomorrowland.
8. Davy Huijgens ( Flatliner Pictures )
Website : http://flatliner-pictures.nl/
Davy is the owner of Flatliner pictures and a senior member of the ‘wearethenight’ crew is also a fan hardcore and hardstyle dance music . Some of his prominent clients include , Nervo and Steve Aoki .
9. Maria Jose Govea (THESUPERMANIAK)
Website : http://www.thesupermaniak.com/
Maria Jose Govea or better known as THESUPERMANIAK is one of Canada’s most popular photographers . With a history in DJing before getting into photography , she has grown to really feel the music and vibe that it generates and portrays it perfectly with her images .
10. Thomas Blase ( Tblaze Photography )
Website : http://www.tblazephotography.com/
Thomas Blase is the founder of Tblaze Photography and a resident photographer at Pure Lounge . He has captured some timeless images of performances of artists like MAKJ , Flume , Aly&Fila , Galantis and a whole lot more .