Recently, courtesy of KREW, filmmaker Riley Blakeway visited prolific music photographer Charles Peterson in his Seattle home. Together, they scoured through hundreds of negatives spanning Peterson’s time capturing the Seattle grunge scene. Influenced by the black and white street photography of the 60’s along with the music photography capturing the punk scene of the late 70’s, Peterson developed a style of his own. Centered on capturing the full experience of a rock show, Peterson nails every frame. His vast collection of live Nirvana photography is jaw-drop worthy, and Riley himself said holding some of those candid Kurt negatives gave him the shakes. Watch as Peterson talks through some of his most iconic shots, including a baby-faced Eddie Vedder on the back of a bus, and a possessed Cobain thrashing at his guitar upside down. Enjoy Rights Refused.



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