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Otto Kitsinger

Otto Kitsinger is a freelance photographer based in Boise, Idaho. His main passion is performance based photography, that's his real gift. He has a rare talend and has developed the ability to convery this into his live performance photographs

It is almost a contradiction in terms. Rock and roll is all about the music and not a visual medium (not primarily, anyhow), but rock concerts are all about the music, the moment, the fans and most importantly the kinetic energy.

Otto has spent a lot of time and sacrificed unencumbered views of dozens of concerts in order to let thousands of us see what he saw when it comes to capturing the essence of a really good performance.

He treasures moments when the light frames a band member's face like a nimbus. You learn he doesn't value technical perfection over emotional impact. He sees beauty in out of focus photos or ones where the colors bleed.

 

U2 ( UT002OK)

U2

Bono from U2 performing live at Anaheim, California in April 2001

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U2

Bono & The Edge from U2 live onstage in Boston, Massachusetts in June 2001

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Backstage at the video shoot for the hit single 'You'll See' shot in Spain, October 1995

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During the Born In The USA Tour at the Feijenoord Stadion in Rotterdam, 1985.

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Bruce Springsteen onstage at Ahoy, Rotterdam during The River Tour in 1981

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The Beatles having fun at Cliveden House whilst taking a break from filming the comedy, Help in May 1965.

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Frank Zappa captured in a hotel in Sussex in June 1970, holding the artwork for the latest Mothers of Invention album

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