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angiec
11-03-2012, 10:06 AM
Here's some of the photos that I took last night at Jake's concert in West Palm Beach. Such an amazing performer and he seems to be a genuinely nice person. I even got my uke autographed. ;)

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BigSkyUkuleleGirl
11-03-2012, 10:15 AM
Nice pics, did you get to meet him after the show?

The Big Kahuna
11-03-2012, 10:18 AM
Great pics. What camera/lens/ISO ?

Trinimon
11-03-2012, 10:26 AM
Cool pics! Thanks for sharing 'em!

Hippie Dribble
11-03-2012, 10:33 AM
Brilliant pics Angie :)

angiec
11-03-2012, 10:59 AM
Thanks everyone! I used a Canon 5D Mark II with a 24-105 L lens. I keep saying that I'm going to invest in a better concert lens but I haven't pulled the trigger yet. Luckily the full frame of the 5D lets me get descent shots with ISO 1600-2000. And yes, I got to meet Jake. After the show, he went into the lobby to sign autographs. He's a very pleasant person.

Pippin
11-03-2012, 10:42 PM
Nice images. What lens are you thinking about acquiring for future concert shots?

When I photographed Jake for Ukulele Player Magazine, I used Tamron's SP AF28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di lens. I wrote a review of the lens for DSLR-MAG, the digital SLR magazine. http://www.dslr-mag.com/tamron_28-75mm_xr_di.htm (I was shooting from the foot of the stage so short range was all I needed).

angiec
11-04-2012, 01:22 AM
Thanks for the reply Pippin and thanks for the link to your review. This lens is in the range that I'm looking. I also shoot from the stage so the focal length works for me as well. I'll certainly keep this lens in mind for my purchase.
I'll be shooting a Joe Bonamassa concert next month so I hope to have something by then. Any other recommendations out there?