Portraits: Toryn Green

Portaits of singer Toryn Green

On tour with Apocalyptica, I caught up with singer Toryn Green for a quick shoot just before he took the stage with the Finish metal group. Lighting setup after the jump.

Portaits of singer Toryn Green

Photographer's Notes:

This image was shot at 24mm and f/4 with the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 at the D3's base ISO 200 and 1/100.


This shot was lit by two Nikon SB-600 speedlights fired into two 45″ reflective umbrellas, positioned on either side of Green for a nice soft cross-lighting effect.

Cross-lighting is a simple and effective way to light, and it can create dynamic effects on the subject.

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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