Sigur Rós

This is a photograph of Jónsi taken from Sunday's Lollapalooza set. However, the background is from one of his solo shows at The Vic Theater in Chicago when he played in November of 2010. I'm always trying to create the feeling of music and show my emotional response to it all at the same time and for me this is what listening to Jónsi and Sigur Rós feels like.

 

This was my 6th year photographing Lollapalooza for Pfork. If you are interested in seeing those photos, see:

 

 

Friday: pitchfork.com/photos/67-lollapalooza-m83-passion-pit-blac...

 

Saturday: pitchfork.com/photos/68-lollapalooza-frank-ocean-twin-sha...

 

Sunday: pitchfork.com/photos/69-lollapalooza-justice-dum-dum-girl...

 

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  • Valerie Peters 3y

    intense & wonderful!
  • Martin 3y

    Congrats on Explore :)
  • Rosario Lopez Estudillo 3y

    beautiful, such passion! Ill be photographing them on September :)
  • Valerie Peters 3y

    your pf photos are awesome! Especially Dum Dum Girls.....I could tell some of those bands are not exactly your cup of tea.....
  • Bogdan & Delia Bratosin 3y

  • Colin Athens 3y

    Kirstie! One of your best photos, really. And I love all the photos posted on Pfork. Really captured some great moments!
  • victor98_2001 3y

    stunting shot
  • _SG_ 3y

    fantastic capture

    [ via flickriver explore  --_SG_ ]
  • Robert Loerzel 3y

    Good combination of the images — they should've been playing at nighttime anyway!
  • Lee McCain 3y

    I was there. I have to say I was skeptical about Sigur Ros playing in the afternoon but thought they pulled it off spectacularly!
  • Partha pratim Neog 3y

    Amazing Work, Love it ..
  • Charlyn Cameron 3y

    Great work as always.
  • Joshua Mellin 3y

    Interesting concept, some older photos of yours for p4k like that we're what mad we want to start shooting shows.

    I couldn't get into them at Lolla but it was great to lay in the grass at the end of the day at OL with the fog rolling in, didnt get close enough for photos though...
  • Dennis Stempher 3y

    As if he's floating in space :-)
  • Barry Yanowitz 3y

    Amazing set of Lollapalooza photos as usual! really like how you've combined the scenes in this one - I know what you mean about trying to create the feeling here. i think the best photography in general achieves that
  • Bart HOLOWATY 3y

    What a fantastic work,Excellent and very nice Image:)
    really deserves Explore!

    ------
    Bart
  • Solange Moreira-Yeoell 3y

    It feels very dramatic!
    You always bring the best out of the performers.
  • flichelo 3y

    God, Sigur Rós music is fucking awesome. Stunning photography.
  • HeyJey!!! 3y

    They're one of my favorite bands. And now thats my favorite photo of them!!!! Beautiful pic!
  • krysstof 2y

    love it..good shoot again..bravo
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Taken on August 5, 2012
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