Sauti Sol In Concert – Another One For The Ladies

by wamuyuk posted November 12, 2013 category Gigs and Events

Hey guys.

Doing a black and white post again.

A couple of weeks ago, Sauti Sol held an intimate invite only concert for ladies at the Michael Joseph Centre to celebrate women and promote Breast Cancer awareness. I know most of you reading this do not need to be told this but I will say it anyway! Those guys can SING!! Wah!! It was for tears. Literally. There a song they sampled from their upcoming album that I cannot wait to hear again!! It was a great show.

This time round I had the Canon 40D with me and as usual my trusty nifty 50mm f/1.8 lens. The 40D does not handle high ISOs as well as say the Canon 60D and 7D. Most evening LIVE gigs are usually held in low light and unless using a flash (which the other photographers use, its their choice really. I prefer not to use flash because its tends to wash out the subject and sometimes the ambient light lends an artistic feel to the photos e.g The Villagers Band gig I shot at Treehouse ) you have to use high ISOs and low apertures, risking some grain in your photos. This time round I got a lot of grain in my photos. I kinda like the effect. Check the pictures out and let me know what you think.

PS: Before you say that Chimano is in a lot of the pictures, let me say I am naturally drawn to expressive subjects and he is a very expressive performer.

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8 Responses to Sauti Sol In Concert – Another One For The Ladies

  1. More great work. I will try not to use flash today at a gig.

  2. Is Bien that black he can’t be seen on BW photos? yeah Chimano is in aloooot of this pictures…All the same Great work!

  3. Hey,
    Absolutely love!

  4. Which lens did you use? F what?Did you up the ISO or something?
    Grainless photos..I like

    • Hey Felix. I used the Canon 60 D together with a combination of the 50mm f/1.8 and the 24-105mm f/4.0. As for the ISO and aperture, they were all dependent of available light. Will try and add the specs for photos in subsequent posts. Thanks.

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