Lara Jai performing live at The Tap Room in Fort Collins. 

WIRR 2010 April4

OK, if anyone doubts the awesomeness of the Canon 7D in low-light situations, here is a section of the photo above magnified to 100%:

Closeup

I remember when I used to shoot nothing but Fujichrome Velvia at ISO 40.  Back then, ISO 800 was a blurry unusable mess.  The photo above was shot at ISO 3200.  I didn’t even bother with noise reduction software.  Unbelievable.

Technical Data:  Canon 7D; EF 50mm f/1.8 II; f/3.5 at 1/100; ISO 3200.

More shots from the concert (all hand-held, ambient light only- no flash):

Stops (f/4 at 1/25)

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Harp (f/1.8 at 1/160)

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