Paper Route: Preview

Live Music: Paper Route – Images

Just one preview of Paper Route's J.T. Daly rocking the mic in the band's performance in support of Paramore's 2009 brand new eyes tour. For me, Daly was a great subject and easily a standout for Paper Route with plenty of action at the front of the stage to engage the crowd.

I made this shot with the Nikon D3 and Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8. The exposure was ISO 1600 at f/2.8 and 1/125.

Lots of dynamic lighting, while tricky, made Paper Route's performance a nice challenge and a great warm up for the evening. Stay tuned for the full set for Paper Route as well as the live music photos from Paramore, coming up.

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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