It's the third day of the 2014 Nelsonville Music Festival. I'm shooting for Flush magazine out of the UK, and my battery is dying. Whoops, I forgot to pack a backup. I ask around the media tent if anyone has an extra battery, but my camera is neither a professional grade camera, nor was it manufactured in the last eight years—no luck. So in an attempt to save my battery for the main acts later that day, I resort to my iPhone 5s. 

Welcome to the Neslonville Music Festival!
Shot with iPhone 5s

Great assortment of foods all weekend long Shot with iPhone 5s

Great assortment of foods all weekend long
Shot with iPhone 5s

No BS Brass Band took the main stage midday Saturday. Shot with iPhone 5s

No BS Brass Band took the main stage midday Saturday.
Shot with iPhone 5s

I'm constantly amazed at how this camera performs. It is a stubborn 5-year-old. It's afraid of the dark, and needs a power nap every few hours. Given enough light, it can do great things though. Fellow photographer Meredith Underhill can attest to the grieve I took attempting to be creative, taking panos and selfies in the pit. After submitting my photos to Flush, it was a great surprise to see which photos made it to page one of Casey Bowers incredible writeup of the event. Way to go, little pano! I think I'll start using my phone more often … or actually get a professional grade SLR.

My favorite of the event!
Shot with Canon 30D
f /7.1   1/125   ISO = 400

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