Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Hello Folks - September 5th, 2018

I know my last post mentioned that I am going to try to be more active here, going to try to act on that!

Had a great time, covering Scorpions and QueensRyche photo coverage last Sunday on Labor Day Weekend, I shot for Wire but once released and syndicated to will post out the coverage link.

The Venue - Fivepoint Amp is an amazing place and so welcome to the South Orange County outdoor concert facilities.

We have been using and working in some of our images, quite happy with the platform.

Also we setup an account on primarly for proofing, loving the platform.

We do have a blog on which is another very cool writing platform,

Part of our plans is to revamp this blog as well, updating the links on the right side Navigation, many of them were created some 10 years ago ;)

On top of what I do for a living (besides the Photography passion) for which I am a Technology Engineer, we also provide Web Hosting Services by way of , much to come and hope to update you all by way of this blog!

We also have a couple of Tech Blogs we host here: and

Make it a great day!


Sunday, March 18, 2018

As of March 18th, 2018

Greetings all!

So we know we have not been updating this blog as much as we like.

We know that we need to!

Stay tuned.

We do have a new portfolio site, under construction at http://ModernPics.Photography

No www or No ".net" / .net just and easy site URL of ModernPics.Photography

Most recent coverage last night / Saturday 03/17/18 of Musink for ZUMA Press / Music Existence

Also, we need to update this blog navigation, we have a lot of links that are from 10 years ago!

More to come,

Stay tuned to our Social Channels.

Running for now!


Friday, October 27, 2017

Nikon LIVE from PPE 2017 - Day 2 - Nikon D850 Presentation

Nikon LIVE from PPE 2017 - Day 2

Fri, Oct 27 from 7:15am - 1:45pm PDT  Arts & Entertainment
Nikon LIVE from PhotoPlus Expo 2017 - Day 2
Watch Nikon Ambassadors and professional photographers share advice, tricks and tips live from Nikon’s booth at North America’s largest photography and imaging show, PhotoPlus Expo. Day 2 presenters include Doug Gordon, Josh Cripps, Andrew Hancock, Dixie Dixon, Jerry Ghionis, Joe McNally, Mandy Lea, Adam Woodworth and Deanne Fitzmaurice.
Doug Gordon
The Posing Project

Josh Cripps
Lenses Of Landscape: Breaking The Rules

Andrew Hancock
Editorial To Commercial – Versatile Storytelling In The World Of Sports

Dixie Dixon
The Best Kept Secrets Of A Fashion Photographer

Jerry Ghionis
Wedding And Fashion Photography: Extreme Versatility

Joe McNally
The Power Of Portable Lighting

Mandy Lea
Shedding Light On Landscapes: Doing What It Takes To Get The Shot

Adam Woodworth
Alone In The Dark: Tales Of A Night Photographer

Deanne Fitzmaurice
The Heart Of The Story

Dave Safley | - Curated from Nikon Presentations

Friday, October 13, 2017

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Scorpions cancel all remaining dates on U.S. tour

October, 8th, 2017

The Scorpions have regretfully announced that due to severe laryngitis, the remainder of the Crazy World U.S. Tour will be cancelled, including a performance scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 8, in Phoenix.
According to a press release, Klaus Meine has been advised by a top throat specialist in Los Angeles to rest his voice.

If he continues the tour, he could risk permanent vocal damage

See more information on my Blog

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Accept at The Rose in Pasadena CA. 09/30/2017 - Photo Coverage Stay Tuned

Mark Tornillo of ACCEPT - Last night The Rose caught my camera on a dark part of the stage. Such an amazing performance and such nice guys to the photogs and their fans. The talent of this line-up is on point, tight arrangements, bombastic stage presence - makes for a great night of in your face heavy rock. Stay tuned for more photo coverage | Music Existence - Dave Safley Photography | ModernPics

The photos within the following video are not my shots,  However - Cool track to some amazing captures by random photographers.  Crank it up! 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Carlos Santana Photo Coverage 09/11/2017 at HOB Anaheim

Photo Coverage of Carlos Santana playing to a sold-out crowd at the House of Blues in Anaheim CA. on Septmenber 11th, 2017

See all photos at

Photo: Dave Safley

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