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Charles Peterson
Seattle, Washington
Charles Peterson is an American photographer well known for his work with the Seattle independent record label Sub Pop and for capturing the then-newly emerging grunge scene in images. His photos are presented in the movie "Kurt Cobain: About a Son."

Peterson is known for depicting the rise of the Pacific Northwest underground music scene in the late 1980s to early 1990s. Visually, he is known for his trademark full-frame, non-cropped images. Reviews about his work include the following, "Peterson is known for his action-packed, sometimes partially blurred black-and-white shots taken with a wide-angle lens.

Peterson said, "The Seattle audiences were entertaining. I didn't want to just get a head shot of the lead singer. I wanted to get the experience, make you actually feel like you're there. ... I like the composition part of shooting. The way my eyes and brain work together -- I'm constantly composing with or without a camera."
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Charles Peterson
Chris Cornell, Seattle, 1991 - Skate Deck Variant
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Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam, Fenway Park, Boston, 9/2/18
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Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam, A Drop In The Park, Magnuson Park, Seattle, 9/20/92
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Stone Gossard & Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam, A Drop In The Park, Magnuson Park, Seattle, 9/20/92
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Complete 7-Print Set - Pearl Jam
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Jeff Ament & Mike McCready, Pearl Jam, A Drop In The Park, Magnuson Park, Seattle, 9/20/92
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Mike McCready & Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam, Europe, 1996
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Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready & Jeff Ament, Pearl Jam, Vancouver, B.C. 9/25/11
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Eddie Vedder, DJ’ing, Pearl Jam Monkeywrench Radio Show, Seattle 1/31/98
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Pearl Jam, The Home Shows, Safeco Field, Seattle 8/8/18
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The Advocate - Silver Edition
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The Advocate - Gold Edition
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The Advocate - Rainbow Edition
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Charles Peterson is an American photographer well known for his work with the Seattle independent record label Sub Pop and for capturing the then-newly emerging grunge scene in images. His photos are presented in the movie "Kurt Cobain: About a Son."

Peterson is known for depicting the rise of the Pacific Northwest underground music scene in the late 1980s to early 1990s. Visually, he is known for his trademark full-frame, non-cropped images. Reviews about his work include the following, "Peterson is known for his action-packed, sometimes partially blurred black-and-white shots taken with a wide-angle lens.

Peterson said, "The Seattle audiences were entertaining. I didn't want to just get a head shot of the lead singer. I wanted to get the experience, make you actually feel like you're there. ... I like the composition part of shooting. The way my eyes and brain work together -- I'm constantly composing with or without a camera."
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