Taking photos at my partners music gig

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Nighthawk666 Regular Member • Posts: 190
Taking photos at my partners music gig

My partner has a music gig tomorrow night. She is a country/rock singer and plays solo with her guitar or sometimes with a band.

She would like some nice photos for her Facebook page to use for promotional material and I decided to give it a go.  Some of the photos will be used to give to the event managers to use when they advertise her gigs

I have somewhat photography experience but have never done a music gig.

Some pointers would be nice to get me started as to how I should approach it.

There will be moving and chaining party lights so should I try to use manual or would that be too tricky?

in previous outdoor fast-moving portrait shoots, i was happy to use aperture priority but in this case, maybe have to use shutter priority to make sure the camera doesn't select a too slow shutter due to the low light?

My camera is a Panasonic G9 (Four Thirds)
The lens I have: 12-35 2.8 and Olympus 60mm 2.8

I am used to shoot FF with a canon camera but i sold that gear a while back so i am still getting used to the Panasonic and I am not as fast with it yet.

Any hints or pointers are welcome and thank you allot inj advance

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Canon EOS 80D Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Canon EF 50mm F1.8 II Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Canon EF 24-70mm F2.8L II USM +2 more
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