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A Shot In The Dark - punk rock photography book

A project in Melbourne, AU by Matt Gleeson

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A photography book by Melbourne based music photographer Matt Gleeson, featuring over 50 great Australian punk and hard rock bands.
Backers: 94
Average Pledge Per Backer: $89 AUD

Funded: $8,323 AUD of $2,000 AUD
Dates: Jul 23rd -> Sep 21st (60 days)
Project By: Matt Gleeson
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September 21st - via:
The title says it all really!  It gives me a buzz to know that so many people value something like A Shot In The Dark.  In the next few days you will all receive and email to sort out delivery details etc.  For the Pledge Legends who pledged for a... (Read More)

A little behind the scenes video

August 26th - via:
It's been a busy time tracking down the original files for photographs shortlisted and re editing them in preparation for layout in the book.  I'm about two thirds of the way through this process and starting to get a better idea of what shape the... (Read More)

Interview with Turbo Nun Entertainment Group

August 23rd - via:
Big shout out to Turbo Nun Entertainment Group for the rad interview about my upcoming book and shooting bands in general.  You can read it here:  (Read More)

Final line up for A Shot In the Dark announced!

August 3rd - via:
After a 2 months of sifting through tens of thousands of photos I’m very pleased to announce the final selection of bands to be featured in A Shot In The Dark, a book of live music photography featuring great Aussie bands doing it live, doing it... (Read More)

Win a framed copy of the front cover of A Shot In The Dark

July 26th - via:
Lola and I threw together a little video competition in our spare time. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

First 20 books sold!!!!

July 26th - via:
Hell yes!!! T hank you to everyone who helped reach the initial $2000 funding goal for 'A Shot In The Dark'! I hope I make you a book that you can be extra proud of!!! I'm blown away at the number of people who have signed up for the Legend Pledge... (Read More)

Every book should come with a soundtrack...

July 24th - via:
'A Shot In The Dark' is a book all about music, particularly your local scene in preference to international tours.  It's about community and about the bands that may never garner mainstream acclaim, yet bring themselves and us the audience a joy, a... (Read More)

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