Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Great shows and dim lighting.


It is no lie, I greatly prefer shooting in natural light but sometimes, you gotta work with the cards you are dealt.  Last Friday night I was asked to bring my camera to a friend's show and treated to a pint of good brew.  The lighting was alright but from where I was seated it was a challenge to get any decent close-ups.  I'm proud to say that I am getting more confident shooting in manual and I was able to adjust the ISO to where it didn't wash out the faces entirely or make it look like everyone was in the dark.

It was a wonderful show and the atmosphere was great.  It kind of felt like over 100 people were in a living-room together.  Attentive and ready listeners just enjoying a Friday night, what a treat. 

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