Paper Route: Preview

Live Music: Paper Route – Images

Just one preview of Paper Route's J.T. Daly rocking the mic in the band's performance in support of Paramore's 2009 brand new eyes tour. For me, Daly was a great subject and easily a standout for Paper Route with plenty of action at the front of the stage to engage the crowd.

I made this shot with the Nikon D3 and Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8. The exposure was ISO 1600 at f/2.8 and 1/125.

Lots of dynamic lighting, while tricky, made Paper Route's performance a nice challenge and a great warm up for the evening. Stay tuned for the full set for Paper Route as well as the live music photos from Paramore, coming up.

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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