“Shooting Falls Festival is a fun experience, almost like being part of a family. I hadn’t seen Catfish and the Bottlemen play before and I was blown away by their energy on stage. I waited until lead singer Van McCann came close to the front of the stage and snapped a shot in action. He moved so fast, you had to watch the whole time.”
Publication: The AU Review
Gear: Nikon D750 (I had a 24-70 f2.8 zoom on at wide setting), shutter speed: 1/125 f4.5 ISO 640
Post Process: The band imagery is predominantly black and white so I was aiming for that feel, and did very little in Lightroom. I increased exposure, clarity and vignetting, and that’s it.
I’ve been interested in shooting music since the days of the Angels, Midnight Oil and INXS. I would take a camera into these shows, but with film it was a bit hit-and-miss. My favourite shot from that era is Michael Hutchence, up close at Adelaide Uni. Since digital cameras became more affordable, I gained aLearn more about John Goodridge