Photos: Sheryl Crow, Born Free Tour 2011
Opening for Kid Rock on the Born Free 2011 tour, Sheryl Crow took the stage just as the sun was setting, which made for a beautiful mix of warm daylight and stage lighting for the singer’s set.
- Nikon D3
- Nikon D700
Pretty straight forward on this shoot – only the half of the photo pit stage left was accessible, due to a small thrust from the stage that split the pit into two sides.
A nice mix of spotlights, backlighting, and subtle sunlight shining through the amphitheater created a great looking treatment for Crow.
Overall, the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 was almost perfect for shooting the entire first three songs.
My Camera DSLR and Lenses for Concert Photography
I use two of the Nikon D800 for the majority of my work. High resolution, excellent high ISO in a robust but still compact body.
Nikon 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 70-200mm 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 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.