Concert and Live Music Photography: Pro Tips from the Pit

September 17, 2019 - Comment

If you’ve ever wanted to take dynamic and vibrant digital photos of your favorite band in concert, but aren’t sure how to tackle such obstacles as approaching the stage, tricky lighting situations, or even what equipment to use, then look no further! Concert and Live Music Photography is a comprehensive guide to shooting live music performances, providing

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If you’ve ever wanted to take dynamic and vibrant digital photos of your favorite band in concert, but aren’t sure how to tackle such obstacles as approaching the stage, tricky lighting situations, or even what equipment to use, then look no further! Concert and Live Music Photography is a comprehensive guide to shooting live music performances, providing you with the right information on equipment, camera settings, composition, and post-processing to get the best out of each performance shot. J. Dennis Thomas, whose work has appeared in such magazines as Rolling Stone, SPIN, and Country Weekly, shares tips on lighting, common problems, etiquette, and recommended camera settings for shooting in a variety of different venues, including clubs, bars, outdoor concerts, theatres, stadiums, and arenas. He also explains how to get the right credentials to get you closer to each performance.

Jam packed with over 160 photos from today’s top concerts, this book will not only give you the information you need to start taking rockin’ photos of your favorite musicians, but will spark your creativity when you’re anticipating the next shot.

For the on-the-go photographer, a cool companion website features additional tips, venue troubleshooting, and an equipment checklist when you need to think on your feet while running to another gig.

*Focuses solely on digital capture *Features over 160 electrifying images of top performers like Jay-Z and Green Day in concert * Offers tips on how to catch vibrant live action shots in some of the most difficult lighting situations, such as lowlight and strobes

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Anonymous says:

Great book about concert photography

Anonymous says:

Might just help you decide whether the “Pit” is a destination or a punishment I picked up J. Dennis Thomas’s book recently because I had reached a plateau in my concert photography business and needed to know how to “take it to the next level”. The book contains many beautifully composed color images of mostly prominent rock and jazz performers, used to illustrate the many photographic concepts that Thomas brings out. Most notably, the section on editing your images stands out as an excellent primer to anyone just starting out and may even offer a seasoned pro a…

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