O'Reilly logo

Three Songs, No Flash!: Your Ultimate Guide to Concert Photography by Loe Beerens

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 10. Catch That Special Moment

Ibrahim Ferrer, 2005. Nikon D2X, 1/400 sec, f/2.8, ISO 6400, 300 mm

Figure 10.1. Ibrahim Ferrer, 2005. Nikon D2X, 1/400 sec, f/2.8, ISO 6400, 300 mm

This photo of Ibrahim Ferrer was made on July 8, 2005. I focused on his hand because I was fascinated by his skin, which looked like parchment. His death four weeks later gave the photo extra historical value.

Shirley Horn, 2003. Fujifilm Finepix S2, 1/350 sec, f/2.8, ISO 1600, 35 mm

Figure 10.2. Shirley Horn, 2003. Fujifilm Finepix S2, 1/350 sec, f/2.8, ISO 1600, 35 mm

The evening I made this photo of jazz singer Shirley Horn, July 11, 2003, she never finished her performance. After the first couple of songs, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required