HOW TO GET STARTED AS CONCERT PHOTOGRAPHER AND FINALLY LIVE YOUR DREAM…
What do people say about concert photography?
“You´ll need professional photography training to become a music photographer”
“You´ll need the most expensive equipment”
I am the one who’ll prove these people wrong. I started from scratch without any photography education, and using a cheap camera with a kit lens.
A few years later I am now working with artists like Iggy Pop, The Prodigy, Peter Gabriel, Fink and Millencolin, to name a few.
Welcome to my project How To Become A Rockstar Photographer, and I am glad you found me.
You might have already experienced that people react a bit strange when you tell them you want to become a music photographer, and live your passion and your dreams.
Before you´re ready to kickstart your concert photography career, I want you to read the following tutorial. It will help you to get in the right mindset so that you can pursue your dream (it´ll also help you learn to stop listening to people who are acutally not living their dreams):
Once you´ve read this article you´re ready for the next steps.
GETTING STARTED: THE BEGINNERS MANUAL TO CONCERT PHOTOGRAPHY
You are new to photography? Then you should start learning the basics first. This blog post is a must read and it’ill provide you with valuable information about Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO and how they work together.
You are just starting out as a concert photographer but you don´t know which gear you should get on a budget? This article will help you to choose the right camera and lenses:
Ready to shoot your first concert? If you want to know where to start, you should definitely check this article:
One of the most important points to get awesome concert photos are your camera settings. In this in depth tutorial I show you the best camera settings that will make your first concert shoot a breeze:
And there’s more to come…