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Ashes Divide @ Projekt Revolution

Ashes Divide @ Projekt Revolution

Led by Billy Howerdel of A Perfect Circle fame, Ashes Divide laid down a fiery set on the main stage of Projekt Revolution. Following the Street Drum Corps, the band launched into a heavy, epic set of rock that proved to be just what fans needed.

With a big, atmospheric production, the stage treatment was the compliment to the band's driving sound. Ashes Divide is currently touring in support of their 2008 release, Keep Telling Myself It's Alright.

Ashes Divide @ Projekt Revolution

Ashes Divide @ Projekt Revolution

Ashes Divide @ Projekt Revolution

Ashes Divide @ Projekt Revolution

Ashes Divide @ Projekt Revolution

Ashes Divide @ Projekt Revolution

Ashes Divide @ Projekt Revolution

Ashes Divide @ Projekt Revolution

Ashes Divide @ Projekt Revolution

Ashes Divide @ Projekt Revolution

Ashes Divide @ Projekt Revolution

Photographer's Notes:

Due to an incredibly thick treatment of smoke and deep color washes, this gig was a very interesting challenge. One initial response to this was to go wide on many of the shots, which gradually gave way to tighter shots as the lighting and smoke calmed down.

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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