Brendon Urie

Concert Photos: Brendon Urie

In a rare acoustic set, Brendon Urie of Panic at the Disco fame treated fans to an intimate performance opening for Fall Out Boy as a part of the (RED)Nights concert series.

Concert Photos: Brendon Urie

Concert Photos: Brendon Urie

Concert Photos: Brendon Urie

Concert Photos: Brendon Urie

Concert Photos: Brendon Urie

Concert Photos: Brendon Urie

Photographer's Notes:

This concert was two songs, no flash. Lighting on Brendon was relatively low for this light, though the first song did see some nice white backlighting and a relatively large amount of haze over the stage.

Light from the front consisted of a very warm wash that covered the singer's face in orange-red during the first song, which shifted to more of a magenta tint during the second song. The second song also introduce a deep blue wash in place of the white of the first song for a very low-contrast treatment.

For this performance, Brendon remained seated with his guitar, flanked in front by two speaker monitors at the front of the stage, which were a factor in composition – for better or for worse.

I shot at ISO 2000 at f/2.8, between 1/100 and 1/200 for these images.

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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