April 2, 2015

Ep 16: Rock on!: How to photograph live performances

Shooting live events is an art form. In most cases, there is no second chance. So whether you are shooting a concert, theatre or live television, you need to understand the tips and tricks to make this happen. Gina and Valerie discuss everything you need to know from how to get the best angle, how to treat performers, what to do with low lighting, the gear you need so that you can easily move around – and much more. #ginachallenge performance Click play to listen to the podcast or find it on iTunes here. If you don’t use iTunes you can get the feed here, or listen to us on Stitcher radio. Show notes This week’s #ginachallenge is “performance” Mothers of invention Performance Anxiety: How to shoot live bands, concerts, theatre, and television Live gigs are tricky/many challenges What’s the best way to get started? The best gear for live events DSLR...

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About Gina

About Gina

Gina Milicia is one of the most widely known and respected photographers in Australia. She is the master of capturing that ‘magical moment’... READ MORE

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