Gear Guide: Updated

14-24.jpg I've updated the Gear Guide to include a more information on how I use each piece of my kit for concert photography. In particular, the notes for each lens feature some specifics about when and why I'll reach for a given hunk of glass.

I've also added a bit about the SanDisk Extreme IV 4gb CF cards that I recently bought to replace my Ridata 150x 4gb cards. These new cards are working beautifully with the D3, and I've especially been enjoying the faster transfer speeds thanks to UDMA and Firewire 800.

I'm in the process of writing a general guide for concert photography and starter lenses that I hope to publish soon.

In the meantime, if there are any suggestions you have for the Gear Guide or if there are new features you'd like to see on concert equipment, let me know.

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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