Live Music Photography with Sony

Precision Camera- Anderson Ln

Shooting Experience:
Empire Control Room & Garage OR Parish

Friday, Sept. 9 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Shooting Experience:
Friday, Sept. 9: arrive between 7:30 to 8 p.m.

In collaboration with Resound, Sony Artisan Chad Wadsworth will lead an exclusive lecture + live concert shooting experience at two staple Austin venues, Empire (Garage + Control Room) and Parish. We’ll get down to the nitty gritty of what to expect when preparing to shoot a show or concert, some of the pitfalls that you'll want to avoid as well as the "must have" shots that you should always get. Chad will also cover etiquette and how to make sure you're courteous and unobtrusive with your craft.

The Schedule

Time Details

4:30 to 6 p.m.

Classroom Lecture with Chad Wadsworth at Precision Camera on Anderson Lane

7:30 to 8 p.m.

Arrive at venue of your choice (Parish or Empire Garage, (OUTSIDE), find parking on your own. Your name will on the guest list, no tickets to the shows are required. Please note, ALL photographers will meet at Empire Garage OUTSIDE to begin with. Up to 8 photographers can begin shooting Gimme Gimme Disco show at Empire Garage (OUTSIDE) at 8:30. Up to 5 photographers can then move inside to begin shooting Stop Light Observations at Empire Control Room (INSIDE) at 9 p.m.Text

8:30 p.m.

Show begins for shooting experience with Jenny and the Mexicats with El Combo Oscuro and Frederico7 at Parish (spots limited to 6 photographers)

8:30 p.m.

Show begins for shooting experience for Gimme Gimme Disco (Disco DJ Night) at Empire Garage (OUTSIDE) (spots limited to 8 rotating photographers)

9 p.m.

Show begins for shooting experience with Stop Light Observations at Empire Control Room (INSIDE) (spots limited to 5 photographers)

9:30 p.m.

Photographers will rotate between inside and outside at Empire Control Room & Garage

The Venues

Empire Control Room & Garage
606 E 7th St

501 Brushy St

About the Instructor

Deep in the heart of Texas, Austin based photographer Chad Wadsworth is nationally recognized for his compositions of all things music related. His live and reportage photography has been featured in Rolling Stone, SPIN, Pitchfork and numerous other online and print outlets. Chad is also a Global Red Bull photographer, capturing Red Bull lifestyle with a focus on their live music events and behind-the-scenes documentary of their athletes. Rooted in analog photography, his affinity for the medium influences his unique digital signature and as a Sony Artisan, he is on the leading edge of mirrorless camera technology.

About Resound

A small team of experts working to make live music awesome across the stages of Central Texas, one club at a time. With a primary focus on bringing artists to music venues and other unique locations in Austin and San Antonio, Resound offers booking for live music, comedy and more, as well as creative marketing and design services for national and locally touring musicians and artists.