10 Questions – with Arkham Scrace

We recently ran a twitter poll asking what you wanted to see more of on our site. The winner was interviews with photographers which is what we love doing!
Here is an interview with Arkham Scrace.
Twitter – @arkham_scrace
1 – Tell us about yourself
My name is Arkham, I’m 15, LGBT, and from Essex. I started out photography when I was very young but got my first DSLR camera for my 14th birthday.
2 – Where did your journey with gig photography start?
I went to see my favourite band, the Levellers, last June and met the photographer from the event that night. I told him I had a passion for photography he told me to shoot my shot and ask to be their photographer.
3 – In a world of ever changing technology, do you think it is important that gig photographers still shoot gigs?
It’s so important. Not only does it give the photographer a possible once-in-a-lifetime experience, it also captures the best parts of a gig.
4 – What photographer/s do you look up to?
My friend, Stephen Johnson, mainly.
5 – What advice would you give to someone thinking of starting gig photographer?
ASK! It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.
6 – What would be your dream gig and why?
Probably Britney Spears.
7 – How do you use social media to engage with your audience?
I use Instagram mainly, where I am slowly building up a following,  By posting regularly and using hashtags.
8 – What do you enjoy about gig photography?
Being able to experience the gig in a slightly more personal way and being responsible for what light you show the musician(s) in, figuratively.
9 – What inspires you?
Competition inspires me. To build myself up to be better than everyone else eventually 😂.
10 – If you were a box of cereal, what would you be and why?
Frosties. They’re underrated but awesome.
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Check out some of Arkham’s shots below!< img src=”https://letsshoutaboutitblog.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/img_0374.jpg&#8221; class=”alignnone wp-image-2016 size-full” height=”890″ alt=”IMG_0374″ width=”1334″>IMG_9961IMG_9980markmarkbwsimon

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