Thursday, 6 March 2014

Bastille at Bournemouth BIC

Bastille, Angel Haze, Brother & Bones

So off to another packed out night at the BIC  to cover Bastille for

I turn up early (as usual)..I hate being late for anything. to pick my press pass up for the nights gig, there's a real  positive vibe in the air and a great audience of different age groups, in fact it looks sold out.

first up was Brother & Bones the guys voice is pretty damn awesome. normal house lights made it pretty hard to shoot but it was a case of following the spotlight and getting the shot, this of course is easier to say than do but I got through it pretty well.

next up was Angel Haze another strong act who kept the crowd going, loads of energy but a bugger to photograph as she moves at lightning speed.

Both acts were a great warm up for Bastille who were up next

Its the first time I have seen these guys and they didn't disappoint, really strong sound and pretty theatrical (which live music should be IMO). As from a photography point of view it was damn hard, anything below 1600 ISO and 1/250 second and you're screwed. the guy moves like an eel on speed Whoopa.. click and you miss him. so it was another learning curve for me, but hey life is all about learning and that's fine with me.

overall Bastille put on a great show and I'd recommend catching them on their current tour.

The full set of images from all 3 bands can be found here on the safeconcerts website

but for now here's a few quick edits


Seb X

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