The framing option for this RUN includes a 1 inch black wood frame with UV-glass, foam core backing and ready to hang hardware.
Legendary photographer Charles Peterson
will be partnering up with 1xRUN for Drop In The Park
, a new series of Timed Limited Editions dropping each date of Pearl Jam's US Tour! Stay tuned the day of each show as we will reveal a new image on each date. Buy each print individually or pick up the Complete 7-Print Set NOW
A portion of the proceeds from Charles Peterson's Drop In The Park editions will be donated to Mary's Place in Seattle.
"Often, it's the seemingly simple that can resonate the most for me. For
this 1xRUN bonus from Boston, I was envisioning a wide shot, a classic
Who jump shot, solid action, Fenway! But this early (ten minutes in,
first show) photograph of Eddie really struck me. Capturing the maturity
of an artist, in an image that is both resonant and visually dynamic,
in a live setting, is a tough thing to do. I’ll leave any
interpretations beyond that to the viewer. A bit about making the image.
For one thing, it's not cropped and is at the long end of a Nikon
80-200mm. Pearl Jam have these enormous black scrims surrounding the
stage, which makes it easy to get really clean backgrounds like this.
Typically, the first night of any Pearl Jam show there’s a scrum of
twenty plus photographers, most right down under Eddies’ nose, there to
shoot the first three songs only. I usually avoid that, and head to the
far side of the pit or elsewhere, until they’re finished. And that’s how
one begins to get a shot like this. Or as I like to say to students:
“Bend your knees!” (i.e. find that new perspective). I also like the
arc, the narrative trajectory made from the first image in the 1xRUN
series of a young, wild Ed hanging from the scaffolds, to the middle
age, dad Ed, still in awe of it all, playing at the legendary ballpark
of his youth. " - Charles Peterson
Charles Peterson Drop In The Park
New Timed Limited Editions Drop At 3pm EST/ 12pm PST
"These Pearl Jam photos represent over 25 years of working with the band. They make me feel old and young simultaneously. I guess you could say these are part of what I’m now calling “The Grunge Years” which is also the working title of my next book I’m slowly assembling. A lot of this work (in fact most) was self-assigned, and the bands trusted me to do my thing and do well by them. It’s still the agreement we have for post-grunge events like the Pearl Jam Mariners stadium shows I’m shooting this week.
One thing about photographing Pearl Jam is there’s never any flash. They were one of the first bands that made it to the big stages out of the Seattle scene - stupidly I missed out on their club days because I was so focused on Nirvana, Mudhoney and Soundgarden (not a bad thing.) Big stages mean longer lenses, faster film, etc. so it was an opportunity to explore a different style of music photography than I was initially known for. If you like Pearl Jam, and appreciate their history, not to mention owning a part of the legacy that I gifted to the grunge generation, then these are for you." - Charles Peterson
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
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."
Find more by Charles Peterson at charlespeterson.net
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