Preview: Slipknot


May 6, 2009 – Here are two photos from last night – both with the one and only Corey Taylor of Slipknot, performing at the Scottrade Center on the band's 2009 All Hope Is Gone World Tour.

This was a fun concert to photograph, but the first three songs really flew by. As expected, the band put on a very energetic and theatrical show.

I'll be posting the full set of images from this show soon, but in the meantime you can check out the photos from Slipknot's Mayhem Fest performance here.


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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