Sunday, March 03, 2013
Hall & Oates
The concert started promptly at 4pm, and finished right at 5. The band came back for three more encore numbers, much to a very appreciative crowd. The music and act was tight and very well done. The backing musicians were excellent, especially the sax player and the third guitar player (to the left). The playing was tight, with only a few (minor) off-notes during the entire set. I kind of miss the rougher, more spontaneous performances from decades ago, but then that's irrational me talking.
The next two acts we'll be seeing is Michael McDonald and Sheryl Crow. It will be interesting how those shows go.
I used the Olympus E-M5 with the M.Zuiko 40-150mm R and 45mm lenses and the Sony NEX-5N with the Sony 19mm for the wide shots. Both cameras produced excellent results image-quality wise. But it was the E-M5 with the 40-150mm R that was the fluid photo-capturing machine. The E-M5 lives up to its considerable reputation. It makes the 40-150mm zoom, a consumer zoom, a very good zoom. My only wish is that Olympus would produce a µ4:3rds version of the High Grade 50-200mm f2.8-3.5.