People on stage


posted on 27th of july, 2015

I have set a goal of getting pictures of as many presidential contenders as I can before the Iowa caucus. I started with Donald Trump. Looking at the stage lighting, I wasn't sure what to do as it was fairly dark and I have a hard time hand holding my camera for long exposures.

I decided on a combination of open aperature, underexposure, and higher ISO. The settings that gave me the best results were an f-number of 5.6, -2.33 on exposure and ISO of 640 or 800. Then I brought back a bit of the lighting in post. Depending on your equipment and the venue lighting, these may definitely need to be adjusted, but I am remembering them as a good place to start my test shots.

Here is an example of one of my Trump pictures. There are more in my port. I like the way the underexposure "blacked out"...

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