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01-07-2012, 01:30 AM - 4 Likes   #1
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Willie Nelson shot with the K5

Here is a shot I took of Willie Nelson at his concert tonight at Billy Bob's Texas in Forth Worth. It's late and this is the only shot I have worked on. Concert ended a little after midnight and I got home at 1am... it's now 2:20 am... gotta sleep... more tomorrow. Just wanted to share this one.

I dumped my Canon 5D II and L glass for the K5 just about a year ago. It was my main camera for concert work. The K5 delivers in a smaller package. It certainly works for concerts.. don't miss the 5D at all.

K5 did a great job at the concert. I used only one lens, the DA * 50-135. ISO 400 f/4 @ 1/80s



01-07-2012, 02:02 AM   #2
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Great shot and congratulations.

Thank you for sharing....
01-07-2012, 02:03 AM   #3
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Good work, expecting to see the rest!
01-07-2012, 02:15 AM   #4
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just an awesome shot! Mr Nelson would be pleased I'm sure...

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A wunderful shot, the gear and the photographer seem to be very capable!
Show us more please
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Great shot...looking forward to seeing some more!
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Thanks for using a K-5 and not a real gun to shoot Willie! Nice shot!
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Willie is still shining on stage. Well done.
The K5 + DA*50-135 sure looks like pro gear. I'm surpised you were allowed to shoot with this combo or are you a pro shooter?


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01-07-2012, 01:47 PM   #9
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QuoteOriginally posted by Jim Radcliffe Quote

K5 did a great job at the concert. I used only one lens, the DA * 50-135. ISO 400 f/4 @ 1/80s
Wow! K-5 and DA* 50-135 - I definitely have to get that setup!
(Hmmm, wait a minute - I do have that already...)
OK then - lighting and composition! I definitely have to study that!
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What a great shot....lots of detail and a nice rich feel.
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fantastic portrayal of Willie and Trigger.
Been awhile since i've been to Billy Bob's Texas.
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Willie is still shining on stage. Well done.
The K5 + DA*50-135 sure looks like pro gear. I'm surpised you were allowed to shoot with this combo or are you a pro shooter?
No, I am not a pro shooter... I've never liked that term anyway. I do not make a living with photography, it is my hobby and just every now and then helps pay for itself.

In this case, let's just say that I have friends in low places and never have to worry about the gear I bring through the door at Billy Bob's Texas.
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Nice lighting. Great shot!
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Here is one more from Willie's concert last night.. had to get a bit closer for this one. Willie has a tendency to look down while he plays and he also closes his eyes a lot... lucky to get this one.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Jim Radcliffe Quote
Here is one more from Willie's concert last night.. had to get a bit closer for this one. Willie has a tendency to look down while he plays and he also closes his eyes a lot... lucky to get this one.
Fantastic portrait! Great candid capture of the stage emotion.
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