Photos: Kandi @ The Fox

Singer Kandi performing at the Fox Theater in St. Louis on January 1, 2011 (TODD OWYOUNG)

For me, the above lead image of Kandi is just one of those images that make a concert immediately fulfilling as a music  photographer. The right pose, the right lighting, and the skill, experience, and luck to capture it all.

I'm not saying I wouldn't have minded some beautiful haze and more backlighting, but Kandi worked all the resources opening for Fantasia at the Fabulous Fox.

Singer Kandi performing at the Fox Theater in St. Louis on January 1, 2011 (TODD OWYOUNG)

Singer Kandi performing at the Fox Theater in St. Louis on January 1, 2011 (TODD OWYOUNG)

Singer Kandi performing at the Fox Theater in St. Louis on January 1, 2011 (TODD OWYOUNG)

Singer Kandi performing at the Fox Theater in St. Louis on January 1, 2011 (TODD OWYOUNG)

Photographer's Notes:

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This was a pretty basic shoot, as Kandi was primarily lit by spotlights with only very minimal accent lighting from behind. I'm very thankful that there was that touch of backlighting, though, as it provided a really nice bit of color to Kandi's hair in the lead photo and a few others in this set.

Stay tuned for the full sets from Fantasia and Eric Benét.

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My Camera DSLR and Lenses for Concert Photography

Nikon Z 7:
I use two Nikon Z 7 for my live music photography. A true do-it-all mirrorless camera with amazing AF, great speed and fantastic resolution.

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Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8S:
The 24-70mm is my go-to lens. The range is ideal for stage front photography and the image quality is superb.

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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.

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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.

See My Full Kit for Concert Photography

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