“This was the very first shot I took on my camera of their set. Paddy decided to crack open a Peroni bottle and spray the crowd with golden goodness, while us photographers in the pit either clicked the shutter button or desperately shielded our camera gear. I did both in an inhumane number of microseconds.”
Gear: Nikon D750, with a Sigma Art 35mm F1.4 lens
Post Process: Uploading and organising images is the least fun part. I separated the bands into folders and then edited in Lightroom, sorting through the hero shots as I scrutinised why the hell I overshot again.
I’ve always been a music enthusiast, and shooting bands is the ultimate music enthusiast’s gig. I started shooting them four years ago simply because I wanted to do something different with my photography. It was a welcome challenge to work with the constantly changing light and the rush of the action on stage. There’ve beenLearn more about Leila Maulen