Photos: Coachella Day Three
The thing about shooting a lot of shows is that you get familiar with the bands and with characteristic moves of some of the band members. For instance, I know with The National that about three songs in, Matt will start getting into things and actually move the mic stand around and maybe move his hands a little. Sometimes you’re lucky and you get that kind of insight within the three-song photog limit, but it’s not all that often.
Fortunately for me, I saw The Annuals a few months ago, so I knew what to expect from them. I knew that Anna doesn’t really move around a whole lot, but that Adam more than makes up for it (by the way, he really reminds me of Adam from The Burning of Rome). So I think while most photographers in the pit thought that things were going to be pretty mellow, I knew what was bound to happen, so I made sure to be in a good spot for this shot:
The Annuals @ Coachella 2008, shot by Natalie Kardos