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Music Photography

Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
August 21, 2017

'No Pits, Just Pits' photography exhibition

I'm finally doing it. I'm holding a solo photography exhibition.

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
June 22, 2017

Best lenses for live music photography

Concert photography doesn’t get easier if you have certain lenses, but it...

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
March 26, 2017

Photos of Dune Rats' album launch tour

If you've been living under a rock, Dune Rats released a hell of an album on 20 January 2017. Hysteria Magazine wrote about the album:

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
February 16, 2017

Wil Wagner photos at The Zoo

Wil Wagner took to The Zoo's stage to play solo songs, early The Smith Street Band songs and songs from the upcoming album, 'More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me.' I'm not good at words, so here are some photos of before, during and after.

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
January 24, 2017

Unify Gathering music photography with Violent Soho, Alexisonfire, Thy Art Is Murder and more

Unify Gathering has been running for a few years now, but this was my first time photographing the festival. Violent Soho being on the bill made it a must-shoot festival, but the entire lineup was stellar. Trophy Eyes, Thy Art Is Murder, Alexisonfire, Northlane, Every Time I Die, Letlive and more filled the bill.

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
December 20, 2016

Music Photography Tips 7: Prepare for opportunity

Concert Photography Tips episode 7 highlights the importance of seizing the opportunities you're given at shows.

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
December 14, 2016

How to get started with music photography

Ever wonder how to get started with concert photography, or how to...

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
December 7, 2016

Music Photography Tips 6: Best lenses for concert photography

Music Photography Tips episode 6 tells you what the best gear for...

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
November 23, 2016

Music Photography Tips 5: Choosing a focus point

Concert Photography Tips episode 5 tells you how to get your moving subject in focus without any hassle!

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
November 7, 2016

Music Photography Tips 4: How to use spot metering

Music Photography Tips Episode 4 has been released! Episode 4 is the biggest secret behind great music photography – spot metering.

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
October 24, 2016

Music Photography Tips 3: Timing your focus

Concert Photography Tips Episode 3 has been released! Episode 3 is all about learning how to time your focus perfectly at concerts.

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
October 11, 2016

Music Photography Tips 2: Crowd participation

Episode 2 of Concert Photography Tips is here! This episode talks about the importance of capturing crowd participation and the atmosphere of a gig.

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
September 26, 2016

Music Photography Tips 1: Contrast, angles and background

Concert Photography Tips is a video series where I take you on a journey with my camera. Follow me on the axis of my lens while I point out photography tips along the way. Concert Photography Tips is the best way to learn how to be a music photographer.

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
June 7, 2016

Gig Of The Century with Violent Soho and Smith Street Band

If you were following my Instagram last week you would have seen me teasing what became the Gig Of The Century. Violent Soho, Smith Street Band and High Tension, all in Crowbar, all in one afternoon with two hours notice.

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
June 7, 2016

Camp Cope sells out Crowbar on their album launch tour

Camp Cope sold out Crowbar in support of their album release, which is an incredible album. Tracks like DoneWest Side StorySong For Charlie are all awesome. I was about to write the whole Camp Cope tracklist out because they are all so good it's impossible to pick a favourite track.

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Matt Walter
Posted by Matt Walter
May 22, 2016

A Wilhelm Scream's Australian tour at Crowbar

A Wilhelm Scream's Australian Tour returned to Crowbar on Friday night and played a set that felt double as long as any headline act I've seen play before.

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