Photo & Video
Posted by Paul Drury
13. Jul, 2012
John Raptis is a Melbourne photographer torn between two disciplines – rock & roll live music photography & urban street photography.
While shooting a live performance can be intensely demanding and chaotic, it makes John appreciate that the street is an entire different beast where he can explore the underbelly of Melbourne at his own pace.
“Melbourne is such an incredible and vibrant city with so many secrets and immense charm. Where some people see ugliness and grime, if you learn to observe the total environment, above and below, you will see immense beauty in this glorious city.”
John’s Urban photography can be seen at clandestinemanifesto.com
John’s Live Music Photography can be seen at visceralindustry.com
Take a look at Melbourne born street-wear label Pick & Spade.
Our chat with Sarah Woolway and her consignment store RedFinch Boutique.
The Sydney Dance Company pirouettes into Melbourne with a moody double-bill fit for winter.