Music & Events

Music Photography


Paul and Brenda have been providing music photography for artists in Albany, Troy, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, and through the Capital Region of Upstate NY for over seven years. Before that, Paul’s studio in San Diego, CA provided promo pix, CD covers, and editorial photography for many southern California bands and artists. We love working with […]

Band/Artist Posters & Web Sites


One of the things that makes us happiest as photographers is when our clients feature our photos on their websites and in their posters and promotional materials. Here are some recent posters, CD artwork, and web pages featuring Upstate Photographers’ images! [pinterest] Powerful, Mr. Cheeks, Chaz Money, photographed at Upstate Photographers Studio, Troy NY. King […]

Stuff Your Face With BASS: Le Carnivale!


Check out our 20-minute epic video from SYFWB: Le Carnivale. Featuring DJs 12th Planet, Point Blank, DJ Kiddo.

Rich Ambitionz


We had a great shoot with Rich Ambitionz in studio and outside under the stormy sky!



Click here for more images from Masquerave! Check back soon for our video!

Stuff Your Face with Bass: Life’s a Beach


Last night was a most epic STUFF YOUR FACE WITH BASS: Life’s A Beach, and Upstate Photographers was there in force. Thanks to all you party animals for being so supportive and understanding of us crazy photographers, and giving us so many AMAZING images and shots — we love you guys! Here’s a small sample […]

Stuff Your Face With Bass: A Winter Womperland


Want to see more of Brenda’s amazing still photography of this event? Click here!

Mirk “Grind” Album Release Party!

Mirk "Grind" Album Release Party and Concert, December 2, 2011, at the Washington Ave. Armory in Albany, NY

Sneak Peek! Photos of Mirk, performing at their release party for the album, “Grind” at the Washington Ave Armory in Albany, NY on December 2nd, 2011. Want to see more? Click here!  


Benefit for Schoharie Flood Victims

As we start our preparations for this thanksgiving, taking a little time off, looking forward to seeing family members back home from school, shopping for the big Turkey bash and all the rest, it occurs to me that one of the things I am most thankful for this year is the creative and artistic community […]

Bob Gluck Musician Promo Pix

Bob Gluck musician promo photo session

It was a pleasure shooting Bob’s promo pix at his home studio!

Mirk’s Armory Photoshoot

Mirk Photoshoot on location at the Armory, Albany NY.

On October 8, 2011, Mirk had a photoshoot with Upstate Photographers at the Armory in Albany, NY. We also took them to a couple other locations in the Albany area. Want to see more? Click here!

Erin Harkes at Red Square

Erin Harkes at the Benefit for Schoharie Flood Victims

Erin Harkes at Red Square.

Tim Coakley Musician’s Headshot Session

Tim Coakley Musician promo session in the Upstate Photographers studio

Tim Coakley had a musician’s headshot session at Upstate Photographers on August 26, 2011.

DJ Trumaster at Mercury Lounge

DJ Trumaster, J-Live, Von Pea, Oddisee, and Boog Brown, at the Mercury Lounge

Upstate Photographers photographed DJ Trumaster at Mercury Lounge on August 23, 2011.                    

DJ Truemaster Trimingham’s Promo Pix

DJ Trumaster Trimingham

DJ Truemaster Trimingham was at Upstate Photographers’ studio for promo pix on August 1, 2011.

J-O Tha Kidd and Milly Warbucks Promo Pix

J-O tha Kidd, Milly Warbucks

J-O Tha Kidd and Milly Warbucks were at Upstate Photographers on July 28, 2011 for a promo pix shoot.

Suor Angelica


On May 27, 2011, Upstate Photographers photographed a performance of Suor Angelica by Mosiac-Arts at Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Rab, Re’al, and Ayo Promo Pix

Rab, Real, and Ayo musician promo pix in studio

Rab, Re’al, and Ayo came to Upstate Photographer’s studio on June 16, 2011 for a promo pix session.

Trevor English Musician’s Promo Pix Session

Trevor English Musician Promo Session

On May 31, 2011, Upstate Photographers had a musician’s promo pix session with Trevor English.

Karina’s Musician Promo Pix

Karina musician promo session

Karina came to Upstate Photographers on April 30, 2011 for a musician’s promo pix session.

Milly Warbucks Musician’s Promo Pix

Milly Warbucks

Milly Warbucks stopped by the Upstate Photographers’ studio for musician’s promo pix on April 22, 2011.

MobMuzik Artists’ Promo Shoot

MobMuzik in the studio

Mirk, Paige King Dreams, Chaz Money, Powerful, and Mr. Cheeks had a promo pix shoot at Upstate Photographers on April 21, 2011.

Steve Aoki, Paige King Dreams, Brendan Martin, and DJ Trumaster at the Washington Armory

DJ Trumaster Trimingham, Paige King Dreams, Brendan Martin, Steve Aoki, Washington Armory, Albany

On April 12, 2011, Upstate Photographers photographed Steve Aoki, Paige King Dreams, Brendan Martin, and DJ Trumaster at the Washington Armory in Albany, NY.

Mirk Group Photo Session

Mirk Group Photo

On April 6, 2011, Mirk was at Upstate Photographers’ studio for a group photo session.