So - I am at the beginning of a journey which is going to make me into a successful photographer – or at least my promise to you my reader is that I am going to do everything I can think of to try.

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Theatre Photography is Cool!

In last week:
Number of clients: 0
Number of bookings: 1
Number of times I've picked up the camera: 3

Hi there,

I took my first set of theatre photographs over the weekend. The light levels were lower than I had expected so I had to set an ISO of 1600 (the max on my Canon 5D). Still didn't have enough time on exposure so set to underexpose by 2 stops. Light was very irregular. Most of them came out. Here are a couple

I'm going to try and do more of it. I'll ask at the theatre on Friday.

I'm still not picking up the camera anywhere near enough. I'll take it with me to the park later.

My main job at the moment is to do the drilling in the studio (my Dad unscrewed the plug sockets and you can see that the wires were going down. Hurrah. I'm also preparing CD's and prints for actors I photographed. you never know. Would be great to get some referrals, and maybe they would like head-shots done sometime...