Bill Callahan live in Shanghai

I just had the pleasure of shooting and producing a live recording of Bill Callahan's show at the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. A Split-Works event.

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For concerts I normally shoot alone with an assistant to monitor a stationary camera.

But this being a special event (Bill would play with members of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra), I brought in my friend Charlie to operate a camera as well as myself. 

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We shot with two GH4 cameras in 4k with matching profiles.

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One GoPro 4 silver attached to Bill's monitor at the front.

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And one GoPro 4 Black at the back of the room.

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I've discovered the GoPro 4 Black can shut down if recording for too long in 4k mode. It tends to overheat when shooting at full spec.

This is less than ideal, as I won't be able to rely on shooting 4k with the GoPro at concerts anymore.

For audio I used the Zoom H6 recording room audio and two feeds from the mixing desk.