First time photographing an event

And the feeling is wow! Such a responsibility!
First of all, not used to photograph indoors, and especially in different rooms where the light keeps on changing all the time. Then because I had only 55mm zoom I had to stay close to the people to be able to photograph them, which for the most of us is quite intimidating so they don’t look natural at all. Then it’s all about where should you position yourself? 
Such an experience indeed! So here’s the main room:

I really have a lot to learn in this area 🙂
Would you like to share your thoughts? Have you ever been responsible for photographing an event?


4 thoughts on “First time photographing an event

  1. Parabéns! Sim, a responsabilidade é muita, mas deve saber bem, não?Tenho por vezes que fotografar para o meu trabalho, mas nunca estive nessa posição de responsabilidade suprema de fotografar um evento :)As dicas que tenho:1. Ver o espaço com antecedência, sempre que possível. Testar a luz e as settings, bem como os melhores ângulos da sala.2. Quando não há flash, considerar um tripé.3. Praticar sempre que possível. Torturar familiares e amigos em tudo o que é indoor gathering :P4. Na ausência de equipamento profissional, usar o charme e apresentar-se a toda a gente, meter conversa, pôr as pessoas à vontade e depois… click 😀

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