How To Get Started As A Music Photographer

Music Journalism, Coverage, Live Coverage, 2019

Adam Elmakis is one of the most recognized names in alternative music photography. For more than a decade, Elmakis has traveled the globe capturing awe-inspiring moments with the biggest names in the modern scene.

Learning from someone like Elmakis must cost a fortune, right? Wrong.

As you can imagine, being a recognized photographer attracts a lot of aspiring professionals. Elmakis has always tried to help those starting out, and now he’s taken it one step further with the above video. He’s also written a blog that further outlines the basic things all aspiring photographers should do to get ahead. Click here to read his work.

James Shotwell

James Shotwell is the Director of Customer Engagement at Haulix and host of the company's podcast, Inside Music. He is also a public speaker known for promoting careers in the entertainment industry, as well as an entertainment journalist with over a decade of experience. His bylines include Rolling Stone, Alternative Press, Substream Magazine, Nu Sound, and Under The Gun Review, among other popular outlets.