Reflections on 2019

As a photographer of musicians moving from the Cowichan Valley to Victoria in June of 2019, I was warmly greeted by several companies that host music. They include Beaconridge Productions, The Victoria Jazz Society, and The Victoria Blues Society. I have been privileged to be their photographer for many of their events and have posted galleries on my website at The last event created by The Victoria Blues Society brought Rick Estrin and the Nightcats to us. This was a stellar band whose music and showmanship elevated the crowd and provided ongoing enjoyment to Blues fans. Here is a link to some of the photos: My goals for next year are to belong to some of the photography teams here in Victoria, BC for music events, specificially MRG Productions and Ska and Reggae Society. I will need to find out who to contact. Relationships are everything and they need to get to kn

Photographer of Musicians

In 2014 I started taking photographs of musicians performing at the Summertime Blues Festival in Nanaimo, BC. I returned each year to take more photos. In 2016 I printed some of the photos and showed then to the musicians at the next festival. They were impressed. I received recognition and feedback that helped me build my confidence and motivation to continue.  

Music fest 2018

Ry Cooder