Photos: The Maine @ Bamboozle

I don't know whether it was the festival setting or if The Maine have been working on their chops since the last time I photographed them, but the Arizona five-piece put on a fun and upbeat set that great mid-afternoon bump to photographing the Bamboozle.

Photographer's Notes:

Frontman John O'Callaghan and The Maine seemed in top form and put on a performance that was fun to photograph, even despite the bright afternoon sun. Overall, lots of movement at the front of the stage and plenty of mugging for the camera, especially by John O.

For the Maine's performance at The Bamboozle, the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 and Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 were perfect.

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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