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Shooting An Outdoor Concert-Advice

Fri Aug 21, 2009 12:59 am

Tomorrow I'll be heading out with my friends to see Blink-182 in concert. It says cameras are allowed so Im going to try and bring in my 350D and 70-200. We're going to be kinda far away from the stage, in the cheap seats. But any tips for getting good shots at an outside concert, at night? Thanks.
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RE: Shooting An Outdoor Concert-Advice

Fri Aug 21, 2009 2:35 am

Don't forget to carry a tripod
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RE: Shooting An Outdoor Concert-Advice

Fri Aug 21, 2009 3:08 am

Tripod probably won't get through security/it is too bulky anyway. I would say don't forget to spot meter off the face of the singer/band and get a good exposure setting and leave it in manual, adjusting here and there. If you let it autoexpose, even in spot-meter, there is a high probability that it might get confused and the large amounts of black from the night will cause it to try and over-expose.
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