And We’re Off to One of Our Favorite Events to Cover All Year: SXSW!

Austin,Texas, with a triple scoop of Interactive, Film And Music events.
Seminars, performances, networking, parties.
it’s got it all. South By SouthWest has got to be one of the best all around festivals happening today, bar none.
The finest minds in the interactive and social media space, combine with some of the finest content creators of our time in film, and bundled up with the mainstay of the event, the music.

We look forward to this every year and are never disappointed.
Now as photographers this time gives us a chance to really work out all of our event gear in a real world situation.

From covering Speakers keynotes:

To panelists like Robert Rodriguez:

And of course, the music:


Raphael Saadiq killing it on a Saturday night!

You get the crowds full up:

and as singles:

You always have to be ready for the happenstance meeting, like this one with Philip Bloom:

So the gear you bring, has to be able top cover a huge gamut of situations, as well as be stealth when it needs to be.
We’re just getting our gear bag set out for the trip and we’ll show “what’s in our bag” as we go.

Count on: 2 DSLR’s, Multiple Zoom Lenses, Cards, Batts, Speedlight with modifier, brackets, cords, cables and the rest, all coming with us.
There will be 2 builds: one for the gear we bring, and then how we break it down for the events.
The best way to do a real world review is using it under fire, so that”s what we’ll do.
Oh, and of course we’ll carry a mid-size camera, for the mini walkabouts. You know the kind of camera you don’t usually changes lenses on, but can add an additional bit of glass.
And the extra tools that make the shooting experience a better thing. Like a slamming camera bag. Or the extra battery for the iPhone.
Go ahead and laugh. Last year, every bar seat was grabbed fast due to proximity to an eletrical socket. And everyone carried a charger cord. Sure, crazy, but not this year. Mophie for us.

Video is always a consideration and our standard travel pack will be along for the ride.

We’ll be tweeting and facebooking for the fastest communique’s so check on the site for the twitter feed, and our Facebook page for posts. Of course the longer observations will be right here, on our home page.

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Upcoming Events

  • Photo-London
  • May 19th-22nd, 2016
  • Somerset House
  • London, England

Is there an event we should know about?
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Current Exhibitions

  • Getty Center
  • Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium
  • March 15–July 31, 2016
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • John Chiara-West Side at Tioronda
  • April 14–May 21, 2016
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • A DEMOCRACY OF IMAGERY
  • MARCH 24 – APRIL 30, 2016
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • KlompChing Gallery
  • Jim Naughten – Animal Kingdom
  • April 21st-May 28th, 2016
  • 89 Water Street
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • 11201
  • Phone:212.796.2070
  • Staley-Wise Gallery
  • MELVIN SOKOLSKY: THE PARIS PICTURES
  • FEBRUARY 19 – APRIL 18, 2016
  • 560 Broadway
  • New York,NY
  • 10012
  • Phone: 1-212-966-6223
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • This Place
  • Through June 5th, 2016
  • 200 Eastern Parkway
  • Brooklyn, New York
  • 11238-6052
  • 718.638.5000
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Crime Stories: Photography and Foul Play
  • Through July 31st, 2016
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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