Last month, I was super excited to have an assignment covering Lollapalooza 2012 in Chicago's Grant Park. Although I have covered many live shows, this was my first big festival. Loved working this kind of job, because it combined the technical and creative challenges of documenting action (live music and the festival atmosphere) and what I love best, portraits. Not only did I really enjoy the assignment, I learned a lot and can't wait for the next one! Below are some of my favorite images. I worked with Brian Battle, a Chicago based writer, who did an awesome job covering the festival in words. To see/read more of the coverage, including a lot of my photographs, it's online HERE.
Bands pictured above: Die Antwoord, The Shins, Metric, Dr. Dog, Washed Out, AVICII, The Black Keys, Sigur Ros, Florence + The Machine, Chairlift, Justice