Preview: Greek Fire @ Pop’s With Johnny Venus

Rock band Greek Fire performing at Pop's in Sauget, IL on December 4, 2012. (Todd Owyoung)

Here's a quick preview from last night's show with Greek Fire at Pop's. This show was pretty important for the band and their fans as it marked the return of their drummer, Johnny Venus. After being diagnosed with Leukemia in February of 2012 and undergoing treatment throughout the year, Johnny was just recently declared cancer free. All the Greek Fire shows I've photographed have felt unique, but this was one was particularly special and emotionally charged.

Hit the jump for the images of Moon, Ryan Phillips, Mark Joseph Roth, and Story of the Year's Dan Marsala (who filled in for Johnny Venus for a number of GF shows this year).

Rock band Greek Fire performing at Pop's in Sauget, IL on December 4, 2012. (Todd Owyoung)

Rock band Greek Fire performing at Pop's in Sauget, IL on December 4, 2012. (Todd Owyoung)

Rock band Greek Fire performing at Pop's in Sauget, IL on December 4, 2012. (Todd Owyoung)

Photographer's Notes:

Cameras Used:

  • Nikon D3
  • Nikon D700

Lenses Used:

Full set coming up soon, y'all.

My Camera DSLR and Lenses for Concert Photography

Nikon D750:
I use two Nikon D750 for my live music photography. Amazing high ISO performance in a compact body with tons of pro features.
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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