Olga Kuzmenko has been shooting live gigs for State since 2013, and has captured eight of the bands chosen for our Faces publications, as well as covering the Longitude and Electric Picnic festivals. With a passion for loud and heavy music, she aims to capture emotion and movement through the viewfinder. She has studied photography, film, TV and video production, and is always ready for new and interesting projects.
Over the last decade, Kieran Frost has managed to photograph close to every band passing though, or based in Ireland at some stage during that time. As well as being a photographer for State, Kieran contributes regularly to the Redferns agency, Q Magazine, Billboard, Rolling Stone, The The Irish Times and Sunday Times. In his spare time, Kieran plays cowbell.
Leah Carroll is passionate about photography – specialising in music, automotive and event shoots. Having photographed bands such as Portishead, Blondie, Le Galaxie, All Tvvins, Beck as well as Electric Picnic, Body & Soul and Longitude festivals. Leah’s aim is to honour bands and their music through imagery.
Killian Broderick is a lifestyle photographer and director based in Dublin, Ireland. His work has been featured in both national and international publications and has been nominated for several awards including Best Director and Best Video at the IMTV awards, winning Best Dance Video.
Ste Murray is a freelance performance, architectural and event photographer. He works with musicians, theatre makers and architects to document their projects and to frame their vision. As well as buzzing around photo-pits at live gigs, the bulk of his work is with new music and plays; providing original imagery for new work.
Mark McGuinness is a photographer, back in Dublin after some time studying and working in Copenhagen. Between client based jobs, he is currently working on a number of long term personal projects. When not looking through a viewfinder, he’s having dealings with his favourite beverage – coffee.