Tip of the Day: Shooting concerts

Some concert venues are choosy about the types of cameras they allow inside. If you can only take a small point-and-shoot with you, set it on sport mode to avoid blur, keep your flash off, and hope for the best. If you can take a DSLR:• The lighting will be changing constantly, so shoot in raw mode.

Some concert venues are choosy about the types of cameras they allow inside. If you can only take a small point-and-shoot with you, set it on sport mode to avoid blur, keep your flash off, and hope for the best.

If you can take a DSLR:

• Shoot at 800 ISO to keep your shutter speed quick while avoiding too much noise.

• Shoot in manual to get the best shots. Remember to re-adjust if the lighting changes drastically.

• The lighting will be changing constantly, so shoot in raw mode. This will allow you to better edit your exposure later.

To read more, check out Rock Photography by Andrew Finden at JPGmag.com.

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