Photographer Matt Adam is capturing “the side of LA that most people will never see”

I was filming for a documentary that Sam Lipman-Stern was directing about me, and we were taking some photos of a homeless wedding in Echo Park. Sam’s childhood friend was living there at the time in one of the tents. That graffiti life, you come to meet a wild array of people. We ended up […]

Catherine McGann recalls photographing Harlem drag balls, Eminem and Flea

AP Gallery explores the visual culture of the music we know and love. Each month, we connect with photographers, directors and other creatives who shape music from behind the scenes. With each issue, we explore the stories behind the shoots and take deep dives into the most compelling media, asking about the creative visions as […]

Women-led NFT gallery Vellum LA is transforming how we experience art

LA Art Show, which typically takes place in January, pulled off a summer 2021 comeback as one of the first live events to take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in the COVID-19 era. Art fans who expected the show to skip a year had yet another major surprise in store when they were greeted […]

Your photos on Instagram might not be copyright protected anymore

Photographers have long been battling with the rights to their photos after posting to Instagram and a new court order is providing some bad news as a New York judge is saying they’re giving up exclusive licencing by posting on the platform. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a New York federal court is denying a photographer’s […]

Cole Sprouse takes photos of young, rising Hollywood favorites

Riverdale’s Cole Sprouse has reportedly been taking photos of various young stars for the Wall Street Journal Magazine’s Young Hollywood Spread. The spread features many Netflix favorites. After taking the photos, Sprouse shared them to Instagram. Of those featured, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’s Lana Condor and Noah Centineo are included. Additionally, Sprouse […]

10 musicians we bet you didn’t know are also photographers

Finding a new band is awesome. What’s more awesome is finding out the members of said band are multitalented outside of their own field. For as long the technology has been around, music and photography have gone together like peaches and cream. Whether they are freelancer photographers, snapping on the road or just looking for […]

Turns out 73 percent of young people do not want phones banned at shows

Using phones at shows is a bigger discussion that’s been on the forefront in the past few years, recently reignited after A Perfect Circle kicked out more than 60 fans who violated their “no photos” policy. So, UK ticket outlet Skiddle conducted a survey with 1,200 customers to get their thoughts on using phones at gigs, […]

This photographer's Instagram chronicles New York's punk scene in the '70s

[Photo by: julia_gorton_nowave/Instagram] Julia Gorton was able to do what most photographers today would only dream of—capture some of the most iconic moments in NYC's punk history.  In an interview with Garage, she talks more about how she was able to capture photos of some of music's biggest icons, including Patti Smith, Debbie Harry and David […]

A Perfect Circle guitarist on filming at shows: “It’s just rude”

After ejecting more than 60 fans from a recent show for violating their “no photos” policy, A Perfect Circle guitarist Billy Howerdel told the Montreal Gazette that he is in favor of the band's strict policy. “First of all, it’s just rude. Putting up a phone in front of someone’s face so they get to watch the show through it? Getting a […]

Here’s what the little girl from Brand New’s iconic ‘The Devil And God’ album artwork looks like now

November 20 will mark the 10-year anniversary of Brand New’s acclaimed third release, The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me. As iconic as the album itself is the artwork that accompanies it: The photo depicts a little girl against the stark backdrop of a weathered New England home and two adults wearing sinister masks […]

There's a device that lets you print photos from your cell phone

Technology has found a way to make our concert-going experience one to remember, and there’s a nifty way to print those photos you snap at a show. Read more: New iPhone rumors report dual-camera system, confirm no headphone jack Whether connected directly or via Bluetooth, each printer produces polaroid-like photos without actually having to own […]

See photos of Panic! At The Disco, more at this year's Hangout Festival

Photographer: Graham Fielder Photographer Graham Fielder captured performances from the entire weekend of Hangout Festival, including Panic! At The Disco, the Griswolds and Ellie Goulding. See the colorful, music-filled weekend here!

10 band photographers you need to follow on Instagram

You may think you’re an excellent with your iPhone and your selfie stick or expertly arranged photo-op that’s so perfectly set up it doesn’t look set up at all. You may even have apps that put Instagram’s filters to shame. What you might not have is direct access to your favorite artists—like some of the […]

Go behind the scenes of Sleeping With Sirens' AP 320 cover shoot

Go inside Sleeping With Sirens' cover shoot with photographer Jayme Thornton for AP issue 320, which is available now online and on newsstands.  Videography: Derek Scancarelli  Song: “Kick Me” by Sleeping With Sirens

Behind the scenes of Motionless In White's AP cover shoot

You've seen the photos on the cover of and inside AP issue 318 featuring Motionless In White, but what did it take to create those shots? Go behind the scenes with photographer Douglas Sonders and the band to see the photos come to life.  AP 318 is on newsstands and available to purchase online now!

Go behind the scenes of Black Veil Brides' AP 317 cover shoot

Go behing the scenes with Black Veil Brides for their AP cover shoot with Jonathan Weiner. See all of these photos and read our brand new cover feature on the band in AP 317, which is available now online and in stores.

Go behind the scenes of Twenty One Pilots' AP cover shoot

Twenty one pilots are on the cover of AP 316,  which is out today, but you knew already. What you didn’t know is exactly how those cover and inside photos came to life. In this APTV exclusive we take you behind-the-scenes, upside down and beyond the masks in downtown Columbus with Tyler, Josh and AP photographer […]

Photo Of The Day: Summer 2014

Photographer: Chris Martin, Maysa Askar, Graham Fielder, Ray Duker, Josiah Van Dien, Shawna Terry, Tom Stone, Svetlana Joukova Your daily dose of previously unseen photography featuring your favorite bands and photographers.  Like what you see here? Check out additional work from your featured photographers:  Shawna Terry Ray Duker  Emily Tantuccio Gaëlle Pitrel Jayme Thornton Caleb Kuhl […]

5 Seconds Of Summer: Behind the scenes of an AP cover shoot

5 Seconds Of Summer are on the cover of AP 314, which is out now. Go behind the scenes of their cover shoot for the issue with photographer Douglas Sonders. Be sure to pick up your copy of the issue to see photos from this shoot.

APMAs moments from the red carpet and show, part 3

Photographer: Paris Visone Check out these exclusive, stunning shots of the inaugural AP Music Awards with members of Pierce The Veil, Fall Out Boy and many more. All photos by Paris Visone
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