Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker

Just a few shots of Darius Rucker, most well known as the frontman for the rock band Hootie & The Blowfish, as he stretched out in his cowboy boots opening up for Rascal Flatts.

Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker

Photographer's Notes:

This was a very straight forward set for Darius Rucker – second and third songs, a spotlight on the singer, and not too much in the way of background accents. The Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 knocked out most of these shots, while I did switch up to the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 when Darius came and sat down on the satellite stage/catwalk.

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.


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.


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.


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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