Photos: A Rocket To The Moon @ The Pageant

 (Todd Owyoung)

A Rocket To The Moon's set opening for Never Shout Never was a hazy, dimly lit performance. The perfect fit for a couple f/1.4 primes.

 (Todd Owyoung)

 (Todd Owyoung)

 (Todd Owyoung)

Photographer's Notes:

Cameras Used:

  • Nikon D3
  • Nikon D700

Lenses Used:

Dim, hazy lighting – the perfect opportunity to switch to a pair of f/1.4 primes. While fast primes have their own faults, they can excel at rendering this kind of lighting and giving a unique look to dimmer stage treatments.

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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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