Concert Photography: Frequently Asked Questions

I've added a FAQ page that touches on a few of the more recurrent questions I receive about shooting shows, including answers to how I got started with concert photography, advice for becoming established, who I contact for photo passes, and more.

You can check out the FAQ at its new home:

http://ishootshows.com/faq/

Aside from this static page, I'm putting the finishing touches on a complete concert photography tutorial that addresses, in depth, many of the logistics and technical issues of concert photography, so stay tuned for that, too.

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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