Photos: Saves The Day @ The Pageant

Hearing Saves The Day open for Say Anything and Motion City Soundtrack was a trip back about ten years. The band's lighting, however, was challenging enough that it drew me back to the task at hand, which was shooting wide open with a trio of primes and thanking the good engineers at Nikon for the high ISO performance of the Nikon D3 and D700.

Photographer's Notes:

This show was all primes, all the time, all wide open.

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Lenses Used:

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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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