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Mumford & Sons (again)

Shutter: 1/200, Aperture: ƒ/2.8, ISO: 2500, Lens: 70-200mm Three years ago, I was able to finagle my way into getting a press pass to shoot Mumford & Sons. Not only was it an incredible concert, but that was the first … Continue reading

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Come with me now – Kongos at 9:30 Club

Shutter: 1/500, Aperture: ƒ/1.4, ISO: 1600, Lens: 50mm It’s been just over a month since 2015 kicked off and I’m finally getting back into the pit. Kongos performed at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC this week, and I had … Continue reading

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I want to get better – Shooting Bleachers

Shutter: 1/400, Aperture: ƒ/1.4, Lens: 50.0 mm, ISO: 1600 I got to test out my new Canon 6D at the Bleachers show. The entire day was a rollercoaster of emotions. Let’s start in the morning. I’ve been enjoying the Bleachers’ … Continue reading

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Shooting the Neighbourhood in B&W only

Shutter: 1/80, Aperture: f/1.8, Lens: 18-35mm, ISO: 6400 I had the pleasure of shooting The Neighbourhood again last week. You probably know their songs Sweater Weather and Afraid. I shot them once before as they opened for Imagine Dragons earlier … Continue reading

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J Roddy Walston and the Business

Shutter: 1/200, Aperture: f/1.4, Lens: 50mm, ISO: 1600 I got to photograph J Roddy Walston and the Business at 9:30 Club the other week. I was quite surprised at how much they rocked, as I was not very familiar with … Continue reading

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Bow down before the one you serve. Nine Inch Nails

Shutter: 1/8000, Aperture: f/2.0, Lens: 50mm, ISO: 1600 I loved shooting Nine Inch Nails at Verizon Center. I don’t have a ton to say about the experience, but I got some cool shots. I have to tell you Trent Reznor … Continue reading

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The Lumineers

Shutter: 1/2000, Aperture: f/1.4, Lens: 50mm, ISO: 1600 I have lots of shots below in glorious color and great edge lighting, but I really like this moment I caught with Wesley and Jeremiah, so I dropped it to b&w to … Continue reading

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Shooting Lynyrd Skynyrd

Shutter: 1/250, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 15mm, ISO: 1600 Last sunday I got to shoot the Big 100.3 FM Big Concert at Jiffy Lube Live. The show featured rockers Black Stone Cherry, Bad Company, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. The biggest piece of … Continue reading

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Of Monsters and Men

Shutter: 1/100, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 100mm, ISO: 1600 Two days after shooting Monster Trucks I got to shoot Of Monsters and Men at Merriweather Post Pavillion. I hadn’t shot here before, and it was wonderful! A spacious pit, reasonable stage … Continue reading

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Can I graduate? Third Eye Blind

Shutter: 1/80, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 15mm, ISO: 1600 I finally got my wish. Ever since I started shooting concerts back in 2011, my number one “get” was Third Eye Blind. They were one of my favorite bands in college, and … Continue reading

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All Day I Dream About Shooting Korn

Shutter: 1/80, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 15mm, ISO: 1600 On Saturday I shot Preakness, Tuesday I shot Korn, and tonight I’m shooting Third Eye Blind. This is a rare situation, I got to shoot this concert in the pit with my … Continue reading

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Running at Preakness

Shutter: 1/640, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 70-200mm, ISO: 100 This past weekend was the biggest annual sporting event in Baltimore, the 138th Preakness at Pimlico. My friend Paul was contracted by USA Today Sports Images to shoot the event and they … Continue reading

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They Might Be Giants!

Shutter: 1/200, Aperture: f/1.4, Lens: 50mm, ISO: 1600 A few weeks ago I got to shoot They Might Be Giants in Baltimore. This was a big deal for me as they were the first concert I went to back in … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Circus

Shutter: 1/500, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 70-200mm, ISO: 2000 The circus was one of the first places I really took shooting in manual mode seriously. I had to furiously change setting to keep up with the different lighting. This past week … Continue reading

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Mumford & Sons in Concert

Shutter: 1/1600, Aperture: f/1.8, Lens: 50mm, ISO: 1600 Getting in to shoot Mumford & Sons has been the most nailbiting experience I’ve had shooting a concert, and it ended up being my top overall concert as well. They had just … Continue reading

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Some nights are FUN.

Shutter: 1/800, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 70-200mm, ISO: 1600 Super popular dance anthem masters FUN. were in DC last week, and I got pics. Check out my story below, and don’t forget to tune in and watch FUN. perform at the … Continue reading

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We’ll Use Our Eyes Instead, Matt & Kim in Concert

Shutter: 1/320, Aperture: f/2.2, Lens: 50mm, ISO: 1600 Less than a week after I shot tha Doggfather, Snoop Dogg, I was back home in DC at the 9:30 Club shooting indie dance masters Matt & Kim. Their music is frenetic … Continue reading

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Shooting the Charm City Music Festival

Shutter: 1/1000, Aperture: f/2.0, Lens: 50mm, ISO: 100 There is no sight more inviting than a long empty photo pit right before an act goes on. Ok, sure I can think of a few other inviting sights, but is one … Continue reading

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Shooting a band in a (recording) studio

Shutter: 1/50, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 70-200mm, ISO: 1600 I’ve shot DC area band South Rail a few times now, and recently they asked me to join them in the recording studio. It was a cool opportunity to try shooting them … Continue reading

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311 in Concert

Shutter: 1/320, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 70-200mm, ISO : 1600 I got to shoot 311 at Jiffy Lube Live this past weekend. This is the biggest concert I’ve shot so far, and it’s a great story of how I got to … Continue reading

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