Monthly Archives: July 2011

Gorillas in the Lens Flare

From a local carnival tonight:

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How Not To Sell Out Your Concert?

I admit that I don’t know all the ins and outs of putting on a concert, paying everyone involved, etc. etc. But when your concert has some of the highest priced tickets that the venue has seen this year and … Continue reading

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My Next Concert

After spending a week sharing pictures of a ukulele virtuoso, I’m happy to take a break from the small guitar-like instrument.  I look forward this weekend to shooting The Wiggles, a four piece kids band whose latest album is — … Continue reading

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Jake Shimabukuro: The End

And so we come to the end of the concert.  And I promised a big ending. It was big for me, in a most unexpected way, at least.  Shimabukuro ended his set with his two biggest viral hits, “While My … Continue reading

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Jasmine Star: Concert Photographer?

(The following is a work of loving parody. Really. I have nothing against Jasmine Star. Love those images on her blog. Great sense of light. Fun personality. Terrific CreativeLive classes. But, well, I thought this might be funny…) The first … Continue reading

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Jake Shimabukuro Concert: Photographic Trivia

Random bits of photographic trivia: White balance is important. I stupidly had mine set to “Flash.” It’s not a problem, since I shoot RAW and can adjust it in post without worry.  But, man, did all the pictures come out … Continue reading

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Jake Shimabukuro Takes the Stage

Shimabukuro came on stage to an enthusiastic crowd response.  Smiling, he thanked everyone for coming out and introduced the first song.  And when he played, alone on the stage, he took a step back and over to the side of … Continue reading

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Jake Shimabukuro’s Opening Act, Ilo Ferreira

Three mics lined the front of the stage. The middle belonged to Ilo Ferreira, accompanied on either side by a saxophonist (for a little more than half the set) and an electric guitarist. Ferreira kept rhythm and did the lead … Continue reading

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The New Portfolio

Making some changes around here. The biggest one is a complete rewrite of my concert portfolio. The new link and design is over here: http://augieshoots.com/portfolio/ It should be an ever-evolving series of pictures from my concert shooting experience. I am … Continue reading

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Jake Shimabukuro: Setting the Stage

Looking at the Excel spreadsheet I use to track such things, I’ve requested 16 photo passes this year.  I’ve been granted three so far, with a couple still up in the air. One’s coming up this weekend, but I won’t … Continue reading

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