Calla @ the Pageant — 2007.08.01

Calla @ the Pageant -- 2007.08.01Just a few shots from Calla, who opened up for Interpol this past Wednesday at the Pageant. Overall, lighting was scarce throughout the opening songs. Dim, colored spots roving the stage constituted the main sources of light for the first two songs – that is, when the stage wasn't dusted with a dull red wash.

Luckily, the third song provided a little more interest with that much coveted rarity: white light.
Calla @ the Pageant -- 2007.08.01

Calla @ the Pageant -- 2007.08.01

Calla @ the Pageant -- 2007.08.01

These are all with the Nikon 50mm f/1.4 at maximum aperture, at ISO 1600 with the D2X. Luckily, Interpol's set was lit with a little more liveliness, if only by degrees. Those images are coming up in just a bit.

In the meantime, you can see a couple of the other shots from Calla here:

My Camera DSLR and Lenses for Concert Photography

Nikon D850:
I use two Nikon D850 for my live music photography. A true do-it-all DSLR with amazing AF, fast response, and no shortage of resolution.
nikon-24-70mm-f28-lens-squareNikon 24-70mm f/2.8:
For most gigs, the 24-70mm is my go-to lens. Exceptional image quality at wide apertures and super-functional range.
Nikon-70-200-squareNikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VR:
A perfect pair to the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8, I can basically shoot any job with the midrange and this lens. Superb image quality.
nikon-14-24mm-f28-lens-squareNikon 14-24mm f/2.8:
Ultra-wide perspective, ridiculously sharp even wide open at f/2.8. I love using this lens up-close and personal, where it excels.
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