The Best Music Photographers

 (Todd Owyoung)

Recently, published an article listing “The 50 Greatest Music Photographers Right Now” – needless to say, it generated a lot of controversy in the music photography community. But for all the drama, the article does raise the point – who are your favorite music photographers?

Most notably, the Complex list left out many of the fantastic international photographers shooting concerts all over the world. I'd like to hold an informal poll here. Who are your favorite colleagues in the photo pit? Or, more generally, who do you admire in the world of music photography?

Please leave the names of your favorite music photographers in the comments. 

I'd like to compile a list of the most well regarded and respected music photographers. Have your vote in the comments.

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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