Photos: Against Me @ The Pageant

Photos of the band Against Me! performing at the Pageant in St. Louis on March 4, 2011. (Todd Owyoung)

When Against Me took the stage at the Pageant and the big beautiful white lights came up, you should have seen the look on my face.

Photos of the band Against Me! performing at the Pageant in St. Louis on March 4, 2011. (Todd Owyoung)

Photos of the band Against Me! performing at the Pageant in St. Louis on March 4, 2011. (Todd Owyoung)

Photos of the band Against Me! performing at the Pageant in St. Louis on March 4, 2011. (Todd Owyoung)

Photos of the band Against Me! performing at the Pageant in St. Louis on March 4, 2011. (Todd Owyoung)

Photos of the band Against Me! performing at the Pageant in St. Louis on March 4, 2011. (Todd Owyoung)

Photos of the band Against Me! performing at the Pageant in St. Louis on March 4, 2011. (Todd Owyoung)

Photographer's Notes:

Cameras Used:

  • Nikon D3
  • Nikon D700

Lenses Used:

I was flat out shocked by the white lighting treatment Against Me received. I never would have though that I'd have been able to shoot the support for Dropkick Murphys at ISO 1600, but that's just what I did. I probably could have gone a bit lower even, but singer Tom Gabel moves around so much that I wanted to have as much stopping power in my shutter speed as possible.

For the most part, I shot at around ISO 1600 at f/2.8 and 1/250 sec.

 

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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