Author Archives: Oliver

Fuji X-Pro 1 | Concert Photography

I finally had a chance to put my new Fuji X-Pro 1 through the paces at a concert when I shot ukulele extraordinaire, Jake Shimabukuro, at Havana in New Hope, PA.  So, how did it turn out?  Read my full treatise after the jump.

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Emmy the Great @ The Trocadero Balcony

One of my all-time favorite female singer-songwriters, Emmy the Great, played a rare State-side show in Philly last summer at The Trocadero Balcony.  See all of my photos from the show at

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Weezer @ Festival Pier

I consider myself one lucky dude to have the opportunity to shoot one of my favorite bands of all time, Weezer! I also took some photos of Panic! At the Disco, fun., and Foxy Shazam. Head over to to see all of the photos.

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Kina Grannis @ World Cafe Live

Holy shmoly… has it really been that long since I’ve shot a show?!?!  Yes, too long; however, I was happy to have been able to bring my photo assistant/umbrella carrier/wife along for company.  Kina Grannis is all kinds of blowin’ up YouTube these days, with her official video for “Valentine” getting more than 7 million [...]

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At the movies with GANG

In case you didn’t know, GANG is undoubtedly the most awesome band from here to Pluto!  Yes, that’s right.  No wonder I was supremely psyched to shoot these guys at the historic Roxy Theatre located in the Rittenhouse Square area of Philly… fun times!  If you’ve been a follower of my live music work, you’ll [...]

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Renata and Johnny

When Renata asked me to shoot portraits of her with her 8 month old German Shepherd, Johnny, I figured sure, why not?  It shouldn’t be too challenging to get a dog to behave and act natural for the camera, right?  Kids, dogs… same difference.  Not surprisingly, it turns out that 8 month old German Shepherds [...]

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