Today is an exciting day! First of all I get to do a very cool chocolate promotion at work! Godiva chocolate, yum yum. It is going to be a long shift but hopefully a good and busy one. At time standing by yourself for 6 hours promoting is not my favorite thing in the world. It is a long time to be working alone, especially if it is slow but when it is busy, it is the best way to work!
The real exciting part comes after work. I get to shoot my very first show! My good friends’ band Azimyth is headlining a show in Vancouver at the Red Room (If you are reading this and from Vancouver, come and check them out! They are a very talented up and coming rock group.) To them, it may not seem like it is a big deal but for me this is very exciting. I’ve never even tried shooting in an indoor concert setting. It is going to be a challenge and a treat! I really do love hearing them play as well, I really believe in these guys. I am nervous though, I didn’t want t publicize that I am doing this due to the fear that I may mess up and be terrible at it. If I manage to kill it, like I usually do, then this could be a HUGE deal of exposure for me. And I mean, who can deny good exposure. I wish I had a great picture to put in this post because I know that makes it more readable but I do not yet, unfortunately. I am fairly confident about tonight though, I think that the fact that I know the band will help me out some. Hopefully I will have a preview by tomorrow or monday!
Anyone have any advice? I’ve already got my f/1.8 lens and my camera at 1600 iso. So I am fairly confident and since it is a local show hopefully the lighting won’t be changing too much and I will be able to figure out the exposure earlier on in the night.
Wish me luck.