Monday, September 3, 2012

Bumbershoot 2012 | Seattle, WA

One of my final assignments for The Seattle Times was one day's worth of coverage of Seattle's biggest arts and music festival, Bumbershoot. As a teen, I had attended many a Bumbershoot, packed into Memorial Stadium to watch a late-night headlining act. The act of photographing the event was a complete throwback for me, but super short. I arrived before noon and had a 5 PM deadline, clipping off my opportunity for coverage of the late acts. Regardless, the afternoon was a sweaty couple of hours of darting between stage shooting and feature hunting. Enjoy a couple of selects from a hurried event.



French electronic band M83 performs for thousands on the third and final day of the annual Bumbershoot arts and music festival Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in the Key Arena in Seattle, Wash. Clear skies and sunny weather fared well for both attendees and artists alike.


Thousands of fans packed the Key Arena to watch French electronica band, M83, perform on the third and final day of the annual Bumbershoot arts and music festival Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, at the Seattle Center in Seattle, Wash.


M83 lead singer Anthony Gonzalez performs for thousands on the third and final day of the annual Bumbershoot arts and music festival Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, at the Seattle Center in Seattle, Wash. Clear skies and sunny weather fared well for both attendees and artists alike.


Artist Ben Vancitters' movements are mimicked by his digital art installation, "Cosmic Dust," on the third and final day of the annual Bumbershoot arts and music festival Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, at the Seattle Center in Seattle, Wash. His installation utilized an Xbox Kinect sensor to mirror viewers' movements.


Jordan Cook, lead singer of the local dirty blues band, Reignwolf, opens their hour-long set on the third and final day of the annual Bumbershoot arts and music festival Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, at the Seattle Center in Seattle, Wash. Clear skies and sunny weather fared well for both attendees and artists alike.

1 comment:

  1. this looks like an oil painting. fantastic photo.

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