Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2016 Scranton Warped Tour Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2016 Scranton Warped Tour Edition

I worked as a “runner” for the catering staff at the Scranton stop of the Vans Warped Tour on Monday, July 11. It was a crazy, fun, and tiring 14-hour day. Here are some of the people I met backstage and beyond at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain. This is Robbie, a handyman for the […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 06/15/16

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 06/15/16

This is my co-worker, Jeff. He pretends to be a curmudgeon, but he is not. Knoebels, Elysburg, PA. 6/11/16 Marty. Smoking. Scranton, PA. 6/13/16 Lloyd. Sitting. Scranton, PA. 6/13/16 This is another co-worker, Tra. He has an infinite knowledge of all things ’90s pop culture. Knoebels, Elysburg, PA. 6/11/16

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PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2016 Susquehanna Breakdown Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2016 Susquehanna Breakdown Edition

Every year, I shoot portraits backstage at the Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton with local bluegrass band Cabinet and many of the other acts performing; these were all shot on Saturday, May 21. Listen to me talk about it and tell booze-driven stories of past Breakdowns on Episode […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Scranton Comic Con at Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 05/15/16

PHOTOS: Scranton Comic Con at Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 05/15/16

The Scranton Comic Book Convention returned to the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in downtown Scranton for its spring edition on Sunday, May 15, filling a ballroom with comics, collectibles, and plenty of geeky fun. Guests in attendance included Darren Auck (veteran illustrator for Marvel Comics, including “Hulk vs. Thing,” “Ren & Stimpy,” “Rocko’s Modern Life,” […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Dr. Dog at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, 04/16/16

PHOTOS: Dr. Dog at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, 04/16/16

Indie rockers Dr. Dog brought their Psychedelic Swamp Tour home to Philadelphia’s Fillmore on Saturday, April 16, taking the stage to an 8-bit version of their current single “Badvertise” before opening with an eerie execution of “The Beach” from their 2008 album “Fate.” Things took off from there as the band delivered rollicking renditions of […]

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PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 03/30/16

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 03/30/16

This is Harry. He was my oldest living relative and one hell of an interesting guy. I loved his stories about being on tank crew during the Battle of the Bulge. I’ve always been fascinated with the aged, listening to their stories and making their portraits. The only problem is that they tend to die […]

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PHOTOS: G. Love & Special Sauce at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, 03/26/16

PHOTOS: G. Love & Special Sauce at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, 03/26/16

G. Love & Special Sauce brought their “Love Saves the Day Tour” to The Fillmore in the historic Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia on Saturday, March 26. The hometown show began with an almost complete performance of their 2015 release “Love Saves the Day.” Several of the songs were backed by opening act (Boston funk outfit) […]

 Jason Riedmiller

CONCERT REVIEW: Beck’s beat is correct at the McDowell Mountain Music Festival

CONCERT REVIEW: Beck’s beat is correct at the McDowell Mountain Music Festival

For his headlining set at the first night of the 13th annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, March 11, Beck Hansen brought the hits – and he brought them hard and fast. At 9:35 p.m., Beck took the main stage at Margaret T. Hance Park and exploded into raucous renditions of […]

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PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 02/03/16

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 02/03/16

I am the corporate photographer at a company that makes power wheelchairs, and these are some people I work with. This is Ashley and Kiel. Kiel is a Quantum Rehab consumer advocate and law student. He thinks he’s cool and funny, but he’s really kind of a dork. Exeter, PA. 12/5/15 This is Sgt. Bryan […]

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PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Best of 2015

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Best of 2015

These are my favorite portraits I’ve taken for Beautiful People in 2015 in chronological order. This is Bob. He has been in and out of hospice for eight years. Every time time I visit him, he tells me he’ll be dead the next time I come. It’s been a year since the first time he […]