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

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Chapter 12. Catch That Spotlight

Alter Bridge, 2007. Nikon D200, 1/500 sec, f/2.8, ISO 800, 85 mm

Figure 12.1. Alter Bridge, 2007. Nikon D200, 1/500 sec, f/2.8, ISO 800, 85 mm

Always look for possibilities to include the background light in your photo. Here Myles Kennedy of Alter Bridge has the right expression to go with a battery of nice, round old-fashioned fixed spots. Make sure that the microphone is included in the shot; otherwise, you won't be able to tell that the shot is of a singer.

Simply Red, 2006. Nikon D2X, 1/1000 sec, f/3.5, ISO 1600, 180 mm

Figure 12.2. Simply Red, 2006. Nikon D2X, 1/1000 sec, f/3.5, ISO 1600, 180 mm

The hair of Mick Hucknall of Simply Red goes ...

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