9 Helpful Tips For Concert Photography

The first is very helpful! Get the Exposure Right. Stage lighting can be tricky, so you have to get your exposure right or you’ll wind up with beautifully composed, crap shots.

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Photo By: Anirudh Koul

Evaluative metering can’t be relied on in the high-contrast and variable lighting conditions that are typically found on a concert stage. Spot metering off your subject or a mid-tone can be useful, but when you have bright lights in the background it can result in a correctly exposed subject and ugly blown highlights in the background.

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