Photographing gigs

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rascal houdi

Quoteexcellent, did you get chance for a chat with the man?


Yes, had a quick chat with him when I bought his new solo acoustic CD which he signed for me. :)
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rascal houdi

QuoteNice shots Mark, the last one you've pointed out in particular.


Thanks, Chris.

Tell me, do you have any editing software at all? Some of your pics can be improved considerably with a bit of cropping & tweaking. Did these 2 in a matter of seconds:

Before


After


Before


After
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Chris Quartly

September 24, 2008, 10:11:48 am #32 Last Edit: September 24, 2008, 10:12:25 am by Chris_Quartly
I downloaded Gimp that someone recommended to me but I've never really used any kind of software to edit pics so don't know what I'm doing tbh. I don't think I've made it as far as editing a single picture! Happy for any advice :)
Last.fm playlist of previous 7 days:<br /><br /><br />Q's Comps<br /><br />Some Other Suckers Parade

Chris Quartly

Went to see Holy feck in Oxford last night, they were brilliant.













Last.fm playlist of previous 7 days:<br /><br /><br />Q's Comps<br /><br />Some Other Suckers Parade

Chris Quartly

The last two gigs have made me think I'm starting to get a bit better at this :)

Support band "Disco Doom" last night



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Topper

Quote from: Chris Quartly on November 07, 2008, 10:39:55 am
The last two gigs have made me think I'm starting to get a bit better at this :)

Support band "Disco Doom" last night



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Nice pics Ansel Adams Chris ;). Sorry I missed that gig last night.

Chris Quartly

You missed a cracker! Will put a review up later / tell you about it tomorrow.
Last.fm playlist of previous 7 days:<br /><br /><br />Q's Comps<br /><br />Some Other Suckers Parade

Chris Quartly

November 07, 2008, 11:02:16 am #37 Last Edit: November 07, 2008, 11:07:00 am by Chris Quartly
Some other pics I don't think I uploaded at the time:

Robyn Hitchc*ck supporting Big Star a while back:








Big Star







No-Man at Shepherds Bush Hall



Gary Numan





The Cure





REM



Red Lorry Yellow Lorry



Last.fm playlist of previous 7 days:<br /><br /><br />Q's Comps<br /><br />Some Other Suckers Parade

rascal houdi

Getting better, Chris, some real good ones there. :)
There's only two Phil Spectors in this world...and I'm one of them! (Guy Stevens)

Prince By-Tor

Here's some pix from last years Rush tour. Taken on my Canon A95 compact. (No way I was going to get my Canon 20D into those gigs!) :D

Btw, I put these through TinyPic and for whatever reason they've come out a lot less sharp than they actually are. Disappointing. :( :-\




























Prince By-Tor

November 13, 2008, 15:36:15 pm #40 Last Edit: November 13, 2008, 17:24:15 pm by Prince By-Tor
These are of Opeth at the Blank Canvas in Leeds, November 2005. Again Canon A95 blah blah blah.











This last one was taken from the right-hand side of the stage and was deliberately taken with a shutter speed of 1/30 second. I love this picture. It came out way better than I expected. :)

Chris Quartly

Went to see Mercury Rev on Friday:

Support band Howling Bells



Mercury Rev (who I have to say, were amazing, everything I hoped they'd be)













Last.fm playlist of previous 7 days:<br /><br /><br />Q's Comps<br /><br />Some Other Suckers Parade

Chris Quartly

Support band The Big Pink



TV On the Radio
























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Andy42g

November 20, 2008, 12:27:30 pm #43 Last Edit: November 20, 2008, 12:32:53 pm by Andy42g
For those of us wth point and shoot cameras the best bet is to get right at the front and click away with and without flash and hope for the best. Yup - some of the blurred ones come out really great! What did we do before digital cameras eh? :-)

The Hold Steady in Leeds Irish Centre from very close up!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/21570559@N03/sets/72157606108876692/

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Chris Quartly

With apologies to Rascal for not editing my pictures again, here are a few Sigur Ros pictures I took last Thursday:







Last.fm playlist of previous 7 days:<br /><br /><br />Q's Comps<br /><br />Some Other Suckers Parade