Robert Plant is Relaxed Before Led Zeppelin Takes the Stage
Led Zeppelin: Spectrum (February 8,1975.)
Zeppelin is about to take the stage. While this photo is a bit flawed technically, this moment in the Spectrum’s and Philly music history, makes it worth viewing. I shot this on my very first roll of film, under very poor fluorescent lights. I was shooting at F-2.8 (widest aperture) and a 15th of a second. Any movement blurs the picture.The inherent grain in pushed film is another problem. In this case , Ektachrome daylight 200, pushed one stop to 400. If you’re a Zeppelin fan, you’ll probably like this shot.
NOTE: The Philadelphia Flyers’ hockey nets are visible in the background, hanging above the employees’ elevator. The Flyers won two Stanley Cup Championships at the Spectrum: (1974) and (1975) while I worked there.
~ by photosfromphilly on May 23, 2009.
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