Dance Recital

Discussion in 'People' started by mike mac, Jun 2, 2005.

  1. Went to a dance recital on Wednesday night brought along the D2H and the 70-200 VR. These were shot from about 8 rows back, the lighting was terrible accounting for very low shutter speeds and the need to shoot ISO 1600. The light was constantly changing making the WB very difficult.
    I thought the D2H did well handling these conditions and the noise wasn't bad at all.
    #1
    original.
    Date/Time 31-May-2005 20:34:56
    Make Nikon
    Model NIKON D2H
    Flash Used No
    Focal Length 70 mm
    Exposure Time 1/125 sec
    Aperture f/2.8
    ISO Equivalent 1600
    Exposure Bias +1/3
    White Balance (-1)
    Metering Mode multi spot (3)
    JPEG Quality (6)
    Exposure Program aperture priority (3)
    Focus Distance
    #2
    original.
    Date/Time 31-May-2005 21:01:47
    Make Nikon
    Model NIKON D2H
    Flash Used No
    Focal Length 80 mm
    Exposure Time 1/100 sec
    Aperture f/2.8
    ISO Equivalent 1600
    Exposure Bias +1/3
    White Balance (-1)
    Metering Mode multi spot (3)
    JPEG Quality (6)
    Exposure Program aperture priority (3)
    #3
    original.
    Date/Time 31-May-2005 21:11:39
    Make Nikon
    Model NIKON D2H
    Flash Used No
    Focal Length 78 mm
    Exposure Time 1/100 sec
    Aperture f/2.8
    ISO Equivalent 1600
    Exposure Bias +1/3
    White Balance (-1)
    Metering Mode matrix (5)
    JPEG Quality (6)
    Exposure Program aperture priority (3)
    #4
    original.
    Date/Time 31-May-2005 20:14:49
    Make Nikon
    Model NIKON D2H
    Flash Used No
    Focal Length 70 mm
    Exposure Time 1/90 sec
    Aperture f/2.8
    ISO Equivalent 1250
    Exposure Bias +2/3
    White Balance (-1)
    Metering Mode multi spot (3)
    JPEG Quality (6)
    Exposure Program aperture priority (3)
     
  2. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Great stuff Mike.

    Good colors.

    Sure wish I knew how to process like that :<(((
     
  3. Leigh

    Leigh

    Feb 19, 2005
    Alabama
    Yep, I'd say you did just fine...I love the last pic of that sassy looking little girl...really cute!
     
  4. Thanks Gale I appreciate the kidn words, my post proccessing is very minimal theser just cropped resized and posted to the web. I liek the colors out of the D2H
     
  5. Leigh
    There were 35 differnt routines, the kids were superb we had a blast. The litte kids were so much fun to watch
     
  6. Chris101

    Chris101

    Feb 2, 2005
    Arizona
    Great shots all Mike. The color backdrop does a fine job, as did your composition!
     
  7. Terri French

    Terri French

    May 5, 2005
    Idaho
    great job

    It looks like you handled all the lighting changes very well. Congratulations on a job well done.
     
  8. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Outstanding job Mike. You spoke about the lighting challenges but you would never know it. Great captures!
     
  9. Well done Mike!!! :D :D :D
     
  10. Very neat! You kept it very simple and there's all the strenght.
     
  11. I really like the second one...
     
  12. Great shots!

    Very nice framing and expressions, you captured the right moments. The clean background adds to the subject!

    How much keepers did you have?
     
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