Photographing Twenty One Pilots For Rock Sound Magazine

Photographing Twenty One Pilots for a magazine cover was fresh. I have seen them and worked with them a few times live, but never in a studio setting… well a tiny study in an office building – but it is still a studio. I was in London to photograph a festival and I met up with them for a little under two hours the day before and we created these photographs.

I shot these with the Canon 6D, Canon 24-70mm f/2.8, Sigma 50mm f/1.4 ART and lit with a Profoto B1. Hope you like.

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Let me take your picture

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First shot used for cover

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With text and such

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Trying to get something natural

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It’s rad they are such good pals

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Love this shot, almost everything they do looks natural but my favorite is always smiles

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Couch break

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Solo with Tyler

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This is the natural light, but all images lit with flash

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Final solo cover image

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With text

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Solo Josh

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Reviewing images on camera

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This chill?

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Nice

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Final solo image, before crop

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Cropped and text added

Here are a few more images from the shoot. There are some others which I didn’t include in the article but you can find them in the magazine. There is one where Tyler looks like he is falling over… and just want to say, he was actually falling over.

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GEAR USED IN THIS SHOOT

POSTED BY Adam Elmakias

Adam Elmakias is a music photographer based out of San Diego, California. He spends most of his time doing stuff with cameras. Adam wrote this himself, not someone else. I am Adam.

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Jayza Rosario
Jayza Rosario

Ruth aspiro a vestirme toda de blanco como Josh one day. Look at those cinnamon rolls

Zainab Al
Zainab Al

How much is UK shipping from your website? Because last time I tried it said $75 \U0001f633

Nubbs Sugrue
Nubbs Sugrue

You don't take pictures. You make them. When you hone a craft and excel at it you make the final product. sorry to preach. I just dislike seeing talented people say they take something.

Dixie Guy
Dixie Guy

Adam: ok guys just look natural Tyler: *sits in Josh's lap and stares lovingly into his eyes* did you know you're my favorite drummer?

Angie Schølte
Angie Schølte

My favorite is always smiles too, Adam \U0001f605 I freakin love the pictures and was so happy to finally be able to buy a copy, thank youuu

Marcus Hughes
Marcus Hughes

Siobhan Louise Lenihan, I figured you'd like this...

Tess Leys
Tess Leys

Janice Wynen voor op uw achtergrond

Izzie Watson
Izzie Watson

WHY HAVE YOU DONE THIS TO ME IM IN TEARS THEY ARE BREATHTAKINGLY BEAUTIFUL HUMANS

Libby Matson
Libby Matson

Faith Ducas elmakias .... atl's usual photographer ......with top ...... this is a blessing

Amanda Walker
Amanda Walker

Jordan Gilbert this is that photographer I told you about

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