Restricted access, dynamic stage lights, crowded pits, andunpredictable performers are the tough stuff of concertphotography. Add in the pressure of knowing there are no secondchances to get a missed shot, and you've got a full-blown shootingchallenge.
Veteran concert photographer Alan Hess helps you overcome thesechallenges and capture the energy of a live show. From credentialsand gear to camera settings and venue-specific tips, this bookcovers everything you need to know to capture shots that rock. Thismanual for concert photography is laced with advice fromphotographers, band publicists, and musicians. Find out why this isthe best job around.
If you've wondered . . .
How to get the right credentials to photograph a concert
What are the do's and don'ts of interacting with venue staff andother photographers at a show
How to deal with colorful stage lights in performance shots
What's the best gear for concert photography
How to get the coveted backstage shots of a band
What it takes to capture concert images that stand apart