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Steve Martin/Steep Canyon Rangers: Behind the Scenes (Part 5)

How did I, the lowly blogger, get a photo pass to the show? I asked nicely, and was honest with them. It really was that simple. I went to the Steep Canyon Rangers’ website, found their contact information, fired off … Continue reading

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Steve Martin/Steep Canyon Rangers: Be Nice to the Crowd (Part 4)

One of the reasons they like to stick photographers at the soundboard is to keep them out of the way. The paying customers don’t deserve to have their nights ruined by some lunatic with a camera running all around and … Continue reading

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Steve Martin/Steep Canyon Rangers: Objects Getting in the Way (Part 3)

The bane of concert photographers is the microphone stand. That’s for two reasons: First, if the singer is doing his thing, the mic is likely blocking his face from your shot. That makes for useless pictures. Second, every now and … Continue reading

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Steve Martin/Steep Canyon Rangers: Creating Exposure (Part 2)

The lesson I learned from shooting The Wiggles’ concert last summer was that you have to shoot these things in manual.  For a concert like this, it’s not a problem. There’s no crazy lighting scheme here.  It’s a few spotlights, … Continue reading

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Steve Martin/Steep Canyon Rangers: Time Constraints (Part 1)

Last Thursday night, I had a photo pass to the Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers concert at the Bergen Performing Arts Center. This week, I’m writing all about it. This is the first part. The typical limitations on … Continue reading

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Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers Teaser

More to come next week, including how things went (very well) and what I learned (a bunch)… Update: (Friday late night) All next week will be devoted to this concert. I have five parts outlines already, possibly two more to … Continue reading

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