It's no great revelation that the last decade's great technological advancements have conferred upon vast numbers of us a bad case of Internet ADD. I guess we should not have been surprised that, given tremendous and ever growing numbers of choices, that we human beings are choosing to sample them all -- and often not anything very thoroughly. If content were morsels, then we're all fat ladies on the couch with boxes of half-eaten chocolates arrayed before us.
This is my third post about Marriott, and each has discussed a shooting (still and video) environment with its own unique challenges.
I've wanted to photograph another live jazz performance since my first one (see: It's All Relative) was conducted in cave-like conditions. Of course, the lighting is not going to get too much better, but at least at the Triple Door there are stage lights. These are necessary because one cannot use flashes, which could potentially distract the artists, especially in such a dark environment.