Welcome to the 5th annual installment of my birthday blog post roundup! Below are a selection of 100 of my favorite photos (and a video) from 31.
Thirty-one was officially the “Year of Tour” for me. During 31, I was traveling 239 days, and 164 of those were on tour. I worked once again with The Struts, MisterWives and Walk The Moon, and went out for the first time with Joywave and Gavin DeGraw. Among the headline tours, I also had the opportunity to support Foo Fighters (check out the recap video at the end of this post) and Thirty Seconds to Mars with these artists. #ALMfancam also turned 4 years old!
Thirty-one also saw (and shot) several dear friends getting married, two moves in LA, and a re-up on the blue hair. While I wasn’t on tour, I traveled to several places I’d never been before- from the desert to Hawaii.
These annual “year in review” posts have been a really fun way to chronicle my life over the last 5 years, so if you’d like to check out past round-ups: Best of 30 | Best of 29 | Best of 28 | Best of 27
As always, thank you SO much for following along in any capacity and supporting me as you do!
Welcome to Part 2 of my MisterWives tour photo diary on the on Panic! At The Disco‘s “Death of a Bachelor Tour”! (See Part 1 here.) This is the second of a three-part series of some of my favorite moments and images from the tour. Part 2 covers the following cities:
Chicago, IL · St. Paul, MN · Des Moines, IA · Omaha, NE · Denver, CO · SLC, UT · Boise, ID · Seattle, WA · Portland, OR
I’ve had the pleasure of touring with MisterWives a ton this year, starting with the support slot on Panic! At The Disco‘s “Death of a Bachelor Tour” in arenas across the US. This is the first of a three-part photo diary of some of my favorite moments and images from the tour. Part 1 covers the following cities (including a night at iconic Madison Square Garden!):
Nashville, TN · Uncasville, CT · Philadelphia, PA · Portland, ME · Pittsburgh, PA · NYC, NY · Oxon Hill, MD · Worcester, MA · Columbus, OH · Cleveland, OH · Detroit, MI
I had the pleasure of meeting and touring with these fun lads (see that English thing I did there?) this past Fall on 3 separate tours. All the way from the UK, it was The Hunna’s first time touring around the US, and they RIP it live.
This post covers runs supporting Jimmy Eat World (what???) and The Struts, another talented group of English homies. See Part 2 here!
Abi has a powerful voice, personality and sense of personal style! I travel around the US with her this fall to document her shows and tour behind the scenes. She supported Pentatonix with Us The Duo on the US portion of their World Tour. We were accompanied by her talented band, Carissa (MUA extraordinaire), and her sweet parents/managers.
^ Abi & I! Photo courtesy of Catie Bartlett.
I’ve never seen a more supportive and proud dad than Abi’s. This post is dedicated to Don, who is loved and missed.
A lot of care and love went into the preparation of this day, but it was still not overshadowed by the love showered on them from the close friends and family in attendance. Even the incredibility spontaneous rain storm didn’t stop the festivities! Joy and Steve created a black tie, Great Gatsby atmosphere for their Gilcrease Museum wedding in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Their creativity showed through on all of the amazing custom touches and details, and my favorite was Joy’s BLHDN wedding skirt that gave us a lot to play with during portraits! (Check out her bridal session here.) Below are just a few of my faves from the day!
I went out with Mainland for a few days in support of the Marianas Trench “Hey You Guys” Tour. Being their second tour ever as the Mainland project, it was to fun to witness the waves of new fans made after each city’s high energy set. Can’t wait to see what happens next for them. These photos span the shows in LA, Vegas, Tempe, and Dallas.
Keep an eye on Local Wolves for my detailed tour diary from this leg, and follow me on Twitter, IG and Snapchat for all my music BTS: @annaleemedia
I had the pleasure of collaborating with some amazing Oklahoma-based wedding talent on a modern, natural styled bridal photo story a few weeks ago! Thanks to all the vendors involved! Be sure to check out the AMAZING BTS video recently added to this post, created by Rachel and John!