Rohan Anderson

Have some grace, an open letter to Shawn Hamm. by Dean Belder

Fuck off. Seriously just go fuck off. If you had paid attention to the thing that started this all, you’d have noticed that the photographer Rohan Anderson, simply wanted credit for his work, not payment.

We photogs know very well that the majority of bands get paid very little, and have to deal a lot with people downloading the music, but for the vast majority of photographers life is even worse. We often shoot shows for free, or for next to nothing, like the bands we don’t have the luxury of doing this outside our day jobs.

It’s not a privilege to shoot a band in concert, often times depending on the venue, stage setup, and lighting it can be a pain in the ass, doubly so when we have to deal with prima donna dicks like you.

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