Annual Review: Best of 2012 Photography

2012 was an amazing year full of travel and great events. Best of all was when these two things could combine, visit web and luckily several of those moments were recognized in my various editorial contributions’ “Best of 2012” photo roundups.

First off, thanks to Paste Magazine for allowing me to photograph 2012’s Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park this past summer. It was an amazing lineup with the likes of Metallica, Neil Young, Skrillex, and Stevie Wonder performing, and my shot of the latter made Paste’s “10 Best Music Festival Moments of 2012.

Paste Magazine's Best Music photos of 2012

Paste Magazine's Best Music photos of 2012 featuring Stevie Wonder at Outside Lands Music festival 2012

Secondly, thanks to Verbicide Magazine for their mention of several of my photos in their “Best of 2012” roundup including shots of Die Antwoord and Steve Aoki.

Verbicide Magazine's Best Music photos of 2012 featuring Die Antwoord at Outside Lands Music Festival 2012

Verbicide Magazine's Best Music photos of 2012 featuring Steve Aoki

2012 Festivals

1. Bruise Cruise in Miami, FL – Feb 2012

2. Outside Lands 2012 in San Francisco

3. Bumbershoot 2012

4. City Arts Fest 2012

5. Capitol Hill Block Party 2012

2012 Concerts

1. Girl Talk @ Las Vegas

2. Sleigh Bells @ Showbox

3. Morgan Page @ Showbox

4. The Fray @ Paramount

5. Rye Rye @ Seattle Art Museum

6. Atlas Sound @ KEXP

7. Coasting @ The Rendevous

8. Andrew W.K. @ Showbox

9. Tribes @ Tractor Tavern

10. Steve Aoki @ Paramount

11. Lana Del Rey @ Easy Street Records

12. The Shins @ Moore Theater

13. Radiohead @ Key Arena

14. Chilly Gonzales @ The Triple Door

15. Justice @ The Paramount

16. The Naked and Famous @ Showbox

17. Sasquatch Music Festival 2012

18. Chickenfoot @ WaMu Theater

19. Millionyoung @ KEXP

20. The xx @ Showbox

21. Linda’s Fest with Reignwolf

22. The Hives @ Showbox

23. Trampled by Turtles @ Neptune


1. Back to the Future’s Lea Thompson

2. Adrian Grenier @ Churchkey Can Co Launch Party

3. Symmetry Live @ W Seattle with LP and Photographer Mick Rock

4. Sarah Wayne Callies of The Walking Dead

Suzi Pratt is a Seattle event, food, and travel photographer available for hire. She is also a contributing writer at Digital Photography School and runs a blog teaching others how to start a photography business.
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