HX30V is a decent concert camera --- Rush

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Ali Senior Member • Posts: 1,222
HX30V is a decent concert camera --- Rush

I brought the Sony HX30V to the Rush concert at San Jose last night.  It did pretty well.  I normally would love to be able to use a DSLR for something like this, but even if you could bring one in, a DSLR with the required lenses could be impractical in a general concert environment.

Our seats were far from the stage, so the optical zoom range was very handy. The camera did well with the tricky lighting, even in "P" mode. The compact size is nice, of course.  And, as a bonus, the wifi would let you post those photos direct from the camera, although I didn't get a chance to do that.

Many keepers, some below...

Ali

A wide photo

Much more close-up of Alex and Geddy

OK with the blues

End of concert --- three hours of play time!

 Ali's gear list:Ali's gear list
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon EOS M3
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
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