The 7 Best Music Photographers of 2019 You Need to Check Out
Can a photograph or still image portray a sense of sound or vibrato? When it comes to our list of the seven best music photographers, the answer is yes! These photographic artists use their skill and talent to showcase musicians worldwide.
They capture each artist’s love of vocals, instruments, and performing on the world’s stages, as well as quiet, contemplative photo-shoots. Discover the best music photographers who you should be following on Instagram. Also, maybe discover some new musicians along the way!
7 Best Music Photographers of 2019
Julian Bajsel: https://www.instagram.com/jbajsel/
Julian’s Instagram says what his photographs show:
Music should be seen and heard.
True to this statement, his work jumps off the page with crowd large images that shock the senses with eye-catching stage lighting, color, mystique, and a crowd fueled energy. Everything about his pictures is done more prominent and brighter, just like the shows he shoots at. Expect light, bright, fiery images! Stemming from Houston, Texas, he has photographs of Travis Scott and many music festivals – from Coachella to Astroworld and more!
Ashley Osborn: https://www.instagram.com/ashleyosborn/
Los Angeles based photographer Ashley’s specialty is her ability to create iconic photographs that add a rock star element to any still photo. Her pictures capture the style, mystery, and sultry energy of each performer in a way that sizzles smartly when viewed. It is easy to imagine each image being used as album artwork. Her L.A. focus rings through the visuals.
Hannah Sider: https://www.instagram.com/hannahsider/
Hannah Sider is a photographer and director out of New York City. Her images are dualities showing everything from couture to simplicity. Some photographs show pictures of famous musicians caught in candid moments, while others are fashionable and more elaborately posed.
Charlie Preacher: https://www.instagram.com/charliepeacher/
If you love rap and hip hop, you’ll want to follow Charlie’s fusion of portraits and street photography. His images ring true and escape the pitfalls of dull portraiture. His “eye” gives the viewer the sense that he is a true music lover who just happened to pick up a camera and discover and fine-tune his talent. Straight forward and without pretense, you never know who he might photograph next!
Ashley Verse: https://www.instagram.com/ashleyverse/
A London based photographer, Ashley isn’t local to the U.S., but still seems to have his pulse on the music scene, regardless. Although Ashley is listed beneath Charlie Preacher, it is not because he lacks talent. His images are gorgeous portraits that make use of their surroundings, while his subjects happen to be of musicians – but are something you’ll want to look at for a while! His skills appear to be in motion, mid-performance or gesture, and his perspective gives his subjects a touch of edge and street smart.
Sacha Lecca: https://www.instagram.com/sachalecca/
Sacha is the photo editor at Rolling Stone magazine. Well-known for photographing musicians and performances in black and white stills, there is a retro/throwback appearance to Sacha’s images. They remind the viewer of Hollywood royalty – a time when musicians were allowed to live colorful, complicated lives and take that fuel and energy to the stage and their art.
Jonathan Mannion: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanmannion/
Jonathon knows that he is a lucky man to have the following and success that he has – on Instagram and elsewhere. Perhaps this is why his Instagram account bio says, “Grateful”. His images capture big names in the world of music, spanning many genres. He has shot over 300 extra album covers with music celebrities such as Lil Wayne, Eminem, etc.
While you might not be featured on our “Best 7” list just yet, new photographers amass impressive Instagram followings on the daily. Make sure your photography is being correctly attributed to you through a quick, advanced algorithm-based Berify search! Search many images at once or just your favorites through a reverse image search!