Having been to the Geneva Motor Show for a few years running, and having also attended other similar events, I thought I would compile a collection of thoughts on what to think about when you want to take pictures at such events.
I try to avoid weekends, as they are a lot more crowded than weekdays. Sure, it means taking a day off work if you're not a professional, but weekends (and rainy Sundays in particular) are a no-no.
Even better, if you have some connections and get yourself into a press day, you'll have a lot more space, a lot more access to cars that are not available to the general public, and more models "draped" over the cars for that additional glamour touch.
If that's not an option, making sure you pass through the gates as soon as the show opens generally...
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