2CELLOS – A Gallery

2CELLOS – A Gallery

This was a great night of music, and for me, photography. I was allowed to shoot the 2nd half of the show from various locations around the arena. If these guys come anywhere close, go see them. Share this:FacebookPinterestTwitterMoreEmailLinkedInWhatsAppLike...
Nikon Z6 and the Metal Allegiance

Nikon Z6 and the Metal Allegiance

Metal Allegiance at the Anaheim House of Blues, on 1/24/2019 (Photo by Alan Hess) It’s a sad day at Alan Hess Photography, the Nikon Z6 that I have been using for the last month is on it’s way back to Nikon. My time with the evaluation unit is over and I...
Nikon Z6 and The Disturbed

Nikon Z6 and The Disturbed

The Disturbed: Evolution World Tour opener at the Pechanga Arena San Diego on Jan 9, 2019 (Photo by Alan Hess) Last night I finally got to use the Nikon Z6 in a real world concert shoot. The Disturbed kicked off their tour at the Pechanga Arena San Diego and I was...
Platinum Comedy Show

Platinum Comedy Show

I love stand-up comedy. I have been lucky enough to see (and photograph) some of the stand-up greats. Last night I got to photograph the Platinum Comedy tour as it made a stop in San Diego, and this time I was given a little more leeway in how I shot the performance....
Steel Pulse: A benefit for Grizz. part 2

Steel Pulse: A benefit for Grizz. part 2

Back in May, Steel Pulse held a Celebration of Life for Grizzly Nisbett at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. Previously I posted the photos from the soundcheck and some backstage stuff. Here are the photos from the actual performance. It was a real pleasure to be...
Steel Pulse: A benefit for Grizz.  part 1

Steel Pulse: A benefit for Grizz. part 1

Back in May, Steel Pulse held a Celebration of Life for Grizzly Nisbett at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. This show was an absolute blast to photograph. Thank you to the entire Steel Pulse family for allowing me to document this event. Here are the soundcheck /...
Steel Pulse at the Del Mar Racetrack -2018

Steel Pulse at the Del Mar Racetrack -2018

Summer time means Steel Pulse is in San Diego. This year it’s back to the Del Mar racetrack. Nothing is more fun than photographing Steel Pulse in Del Mar. Here are some of my favorites from the show. A huge thank you to Steel Pulse for the continued trust in...
Five Finger Death Punch – Concert shoot

Five Finger Death Punch – Concert shoot

I first photographed Five Finger Death Punch during the Mayhem Energy Fest back in 2010. They were a blast to shoot back then and 8 years later they still know how to work a stage. Here are my favorites from their set during the recent tour stop here in San...
Steel Pulse Live at the Belly Up

Steel Pulse Live at the Belly Up

Steel Pulse returned to the Belly Up for a sold out show on October 30, 2017, and I was lucky enough to be there photographing the whole show. It’s always tough shooting without a photo pit, but being allowed to shoot the whole show meant I had the time to wait...
Depeche Mode – Concert Shoot

Depeche Mode – Concert Shoot

Depeche Mode formed back in 1980 and has been going strong ever since. They have released 14 studio albums and sold over 100 million records worldwide. It was no surprise that their San Diego appearance sold out as they have a massive fan following and are as...
GROUPLOVE concert shoot

GROUPLOVE concert shoot

I have photographed GROUPLOVE a few times over the years, (here, here, and here) and they always put on a great show. This past week was no different as the band opened for Imagine Dragons on their Evolve tour. Al photos shot with the Nikon D4 and D750 with the...
Shawn Mendes – Concert Shoot

Shawn Mendes – Concert Shoot

Shawn Mendes brought his Illuminate tour to the Valley View Casino Center and i was there to capture the show. As shoots go, this one was pretty straightforward, three songs from the pit. There was a small wrinkle in that we were not allowed to shoot in the center of...
Chance the Rapper : Concert Shoot

Chance the Rapper : Concert Shoot

Chance The Rapper performs during his Magnificent Coloring World Tour on April 24, 2107 at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. It was a great show and a really fun shoot. All images taken with the Nikon D4 and Nikon D750 and the 70-200mm f/2.8 and...