Preview: Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird @ the Pageant -- 2009.03.15

March 15, 2009 – Here's one shot from Andrew Bird's sold out show at the Pageant last night. As always, Bird put on a fantastic show, but his annual performance always has special meaning for me as a photographer.

Andrew Bird was the first concert I ever shot with a photo pass, so it's always a treat to catch him as the winter months hurdle toward the vernal equinox.

The full set and shooting notes are coming up, stay tuned.

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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