So I’m doing this nifty little workshop thing at The Garage this month, and I’m really excited about it. It’s a course about concert photography led by Darin Kamnetz, a freelance photographer whos client list includes City Pages, Go Media, and First Avenue. I took this class once before, but it was only one night instead of four, so I didn’t have the opportunity to learn as much as I will over the next few weeks.

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This first day talked about basics: things like ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and how to shoot manual. Not only do we learn about these things, we are also given the chance to shoot the show! I’m going to be honest and say I wasn’t able to keep track of all the bands, but here were some of my favorites…