Concert and Live Music Photography: Pro Tips from the Pit by J. Dennis ThomasConcert and Live Music Photography: Pro Tips from the Pit by J. Dennis Thomas

Concert and Live Music Photography: Pro Tips from the Pit

byJ. Dennis ThomasEditorJ. Dennis Thomas

Paperback | February 2, 2012

Pricing and Purchase Info

$29.76 online 
$43.30 list price save 31%
Earn 149 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


If you've ever wanted to take dynamic and vibrant digital photos of your favorite band in concert, but aren't sure how to tackle such obstacles as approaching the stage, tricky lighting situations, or even what equipment to use, then look no further! Concert and Live Music Photography is a comprehensive guide to shooting live music performances, providing you with the right information on equipment, camera settings, composition, and post-processing to get the best out of each performance shot. J. Dennis Thomas, whose work has appeared in such magazines as Rolling Stone, SPIN, and Country Weekly, shares tips on lighting, common problems, etiquette, and recommended camera settings for shooting in a variety of different venues, including clubs, bars, outdoor concerts, theatres, stadiums, and arenas. He also explains how to get the right credentials to get you closer to each performance.

Jam packed with over 160 photos from today's top concerts, this book will not only give you the information you need to start taking rockin' photos of your favorite musicians, but will spark your creativity when you're anticipating the next shot.

For the on-the-go photographer, a cool companion website features additional tips, venue troubleshooting, and an equipment checklist when you need to think on your feet while running to another gig.

J. Dennis Thomas is a professional photographer and author based in the "Live Music Capital of the World', Austin, TX. He has written more than a dozen highly successful books for the Wiley Publishing "Digital Field Guide' series as well as articles in many different areas of photographic technique. Dennis writes the popular J. Dennis ...
Title:Concert and Live Music Photography: Pro Tips from the PitFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 9.6 × 7.5 × 0.6 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0240820649

ISBN - 13:9780240820644


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Gear      

Chapter 2: The Basics

 Chapter 3: Clubs, bars, and small venues

Chapter 4: Outdoor Concerts

Chapter 5: Theaters

Chapter 6: Stadiums, Arenas, and Amphitheaters

Chapter 7: Backstage and Offstage

Chapter 8: Etiquette

 Chapter 9: Composition and Framing tips

Chapter 10: Editing your photos

Chapter 11: Credentials & Marketing