recollects from the front row
By Max A. Herman
Chapman's shots never entered the pages of her ideal outlet, Rolling
Stone, her work has been published in Chicagoland Magazine and a shot
she took of Lemmy from Motorhead was featured on the cover of a punk
would like now to see her work on the walls of clubs like the House of
Blues. Chapman is in the process of framing her classic shots, having
them matted and putting in the guitar picks, ticket stubs and the
autographed backstage passes - and, she hopes, passing along the action
she lovingly captured.
mother, who began her passion by taking pictures of her baby son in
1983, has settled down somewhat - spending much of her time today
shooting weddings and doing in-house photography.
pointed out though that the work she does for her company, Chapman
Photography, is no less interesting than when she is right next to the
stage of a rock show.
don't want to say portraits are boring, because I do a lot of kids and
kids are interesting, but its a whole different world," said Chapman.
different world indeed, but don't count this photographer out of the
concert action anytime soon.
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