Concert Photography: Frequently Asked Questions

I've added a FAQ page that touches on a few of the more recurrent questions I receive about shooting shows, including answers to how I got started with concert photography, advice for becoming established, who I contact for photo passes, and more.

You can check out the FAQ at its new home:

http://ishootshows.com/faq/

Aside from this static page, I'm putting the finishing touches on a complete concert photography tutorial that addresses, in depth, many of the logistics and technical issues of concert photography, so stay tuned for that, too.

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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