Green Day | Pittsburgh concert photography

July 24, 2009

The show was, of course, fantastic. They’re probably one of my favorite bands to see live, and Lori and I have been going every time they come to Pittsburgh since we were in high school. They never disappoint. They also take crowd participation to a whole new level – there were half a dozen or so people pulled up on stage to sing and play guitar. There was also a kazoo solo, a mooning, a saxophone player in an enormous Napoleon style hat, and a two-part encore. These guys are definitely worth the price of admission.

My point and shoot on the other hand… I probably attempted to take around 50 shots. 8 actually made it onto the card. I’m fairly sure my poor little fujifilm is crapping out on me, and will have to be replaced. So I’m taking recommendations for a replacement!

Oh, and did I forget to mention there were also fireworks? As you can see, we were in the nosebleed section.
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And the obligatory shot with the tour bus
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If you want to see more, they are up on my Facebook page.

Also, to see the view from up close, check out Justin Merriman, a photographer for the Trib.

EDIT: All new music-related content is being posted on MooreClick Live, so if you’re looking for more stuff like this, click here.

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3 Responses to “Green Day | Pittsburgh concert photography”

  1. mooreclick said

    Why thanks!

    Yeah, I seem to be mostly hearing that people love the Canon ones. I keep debating on which one I like though, as one of my main complaints about my current one (other than not saving pictures – I lost some really nice ones!), is that the zoom is crap. It’s probably about 70mm, since it looks just a little over what I’m getting with the kit lens zoomed out. The nifty Canon with the 10x optical zoom is like $250, though.

    Le sigh. They should just let me take my big honkin’ camera in, to take pictures for my little blog. I used to be able to get into shows with my film camera + 300mm lens.

  2. Tracy said

    ps- love the new layout! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Tracy said

    I like my little Canon Powershot. I have never had one of those crap out on me. And they take decent pics. ๐Ÿ™‚

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