Today´s guest is San Diego based music photographer and author Alan Hess.
He is the author of “All Access: Your Backstage Pass to Concert Photography“ which was published in 2012 and is the first instructional book about concert photography. In total Alan published 16 photography books and in this interview, we’ll talk about the challenges as a music photographer, the complete process from starting writing to marketing his books and how he became part of the Photoshop World Instructor Dream Team.
In this Episode, You’ll Learn
- about the challenges and successes of a pro concert photographer
- how Alan became an author of 16 photography books
- Which book was the hardest to finish and why
- how he became part of the Photoshop World Instructor Dream Team
- Best Camera for Concert Photography: Nikon D750
- Best Lens For Concert Photography: AF-S NIKKOR 70-200 f/2.8E FL ED VR
- Best Record: Pink Floyd “The Wall”
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