In Photos: Auckland's Laneway Festival Hour by Hour
Photographer Joel Thomas captures the anatomy of a day at the inner-city music festival.
There are few experiences more universal than the messy creep of time at a summer music festivals. Laneway is no different: the carefully-selected headgear and casually-unbuckled overalls of the first arrivals; the gradual wilting in the stinking heat of mid-afternoon, and the final descent into sunblock-slicked, sweat-stained leavers. We documented this year's Laneway from those fresh-as-a-daisy first hours to the last messy moments of shedding body glitter, dying phone batteries, desperate attempts to locate lost mates, and the slow amble out the gates.
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