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06-19-2016, 02:27 PM - 2 Likes   #1
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Q7 and concert camera

Q7 remains my preferred concert camera. Many venues still won't allow a full-size DSLR through the door. Q7 with the 06 and 08 are just about all you need to cover a show, and the balance between IQ and unobtrusive shooting is perfect. Here's Ringo Starr last night, delivering the happiest show in rock 'n' roll.

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Much better than phone camera shots!
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Mark, those shots are excellent! What ISO were you typically shooting at, and how much post-processing was required to get the noise levels under control? I'm also a big fan of the Q7, though I've never used it for this specific purpose...
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Mark, those shots are excellent! What ISO were you typically shooting at, and how much post-processing was required to get the noise levels under control? I'm also a big fan of the Q7, though I've never used it for this specific purpose...
Thank you. I do little very PP. I think most of those are iso 200 to 400, f2.8. The 06 delivers at f2.8 really well. with exposure compensation at least 2/3's down to avoid blowing out stage lighting hots pots. I bring up shadows some later if I need to. I sharpen and luminance correct very little if any.

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Thank you. I do little very PP. I think most of those are iso 200 to 400, f2.8. The 06 delivers at f2.8 really well. with exposure compensation at least 2/3's down to avoid blowing out stage lighting hots pots. I bring up shadows some later if I need to. I sharpen and luminance correct very little if any.
The stage lighting must have been quite good, then. When I photographed Straight No Chaser, I had to use ISO values more like 1600 (with -1 exposure compensation}
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Really good shots. i'm impressed. How close were you to the stage?
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Great shots, Mark. Thanks for sharing.
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I couldn't agree more. When I'm not in the photographer's pit with all the trappings, the Q7 + 01 + 06 + 08 has been a great combination.


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Nice pics guys!

Only Q7 + 06 is a good combination for me















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Nice shots, all!
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Great shots!
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Impressive images everyone! Makes me want to attend a concert.
Thanks for sharing
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These are some pretty great shots!
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