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Lindsey Byrnes on Rock & Roll Photography

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LINDSEY BYRNES: ROCK & ROLL PHOTOGRAPHER – Rock & roll shooter Lindsey Byrnes was interviewed during this year’s SXSW. Watch the video to hear Lindsey talk about photography, her favorite Nikon gear, and find out how she got started.

3 tips for getting into rock & roll photography

  • Start small, with a friend's band. This will allow you to experiment more freely and get used to photographing performers while they're playing instruments.

  • Get used to the pace of a live show. Photographing musicians is akin to shooting sports, there's a pace to a live show which is different than capturing performers in the studio. Capture not just the performance but the interaction with a live audience, all while lights are dimmed and the music is blaring.

  • Practice, practice, practice. As with any new subject matter, practice shooting studio sessions and live performances in a variety of venues, so you'll be at ease no matter where your next shoot takes you.

To see more of Lindsey's work, visit her website at www.lindseybyrnes.com or check her out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lindseybyrnesphotography.

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