Dance festival - part two D40, D50 .

Discussion in 'Miscellany' started by Desmond, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. ok , I've been sorting through about 2000 pictures and these are a few of them .
    The D50 was set at matrix metering -0,7 shutter priority 1/100th sec and fired at around F2.8 most of the time - I could have upped the iso a bit I suppose to get faster speeds and smaller apertures but it did ok .
    Don't ask about white balance !!!

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    The lighting was going bright and dim all the time and it was difficult to play too much with settings so it was also on auto iso .

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    I first sat too far to the right and ended up having to do a lot of cropping and straightening .

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    This also caused some issues with the curtain on the other side .

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  2. I had the 70-200Vr on the D40 set at -1.3ev , shutter priority 100th auto iso and it sat around f2.8 most of the time . I should have probably set the base iso at 400 since there were a few shots down around iso 240 and I could have used a bit more speed - this was one of my favourites .

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    Note to myself " don't leave leave thumb tacks on the dance floor "


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    There was a lot of colour !!!

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    And no shortage of decent looking subjects ....

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    My biggest enemy was motion blur with the 70-200 setup . I should probably have used aperture priority , auto iso set at 1/125th and base iso set at 400 or more so that I could tell when there was enough light to drop the aperture back for more depth .
    [any suggestions in this regard ?]
     
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  3. Some more varied lighting .

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