A&P Any club/party photographers?

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  1. SugarCoatedSour

    SugarCoatedSour OT Supporter

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    A friend of mine wants me to shoot a club event sometime in the next few weeks--just wondering what I should be prepared for.

    As for equipment, what do you guys usually have with you for each event?
     
  2. xpinchx

    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    The worst possible lighting conditions to shoot in. I don't have much advice, but I know shooting in a club would be quite a challenge.
     
  3. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    you just need a flash.
     
  4. SugarCoatedSour

    SugarCoatedSour OT Supporter

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    :werd:

    I'm going to pick up an SB-600 sometime within the next week. I could borrow my friend's, but I figure I'm doing myself a favor if I just get it myself. :hs:
     
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    just set the camera up manually how you want it. maybe start off at something like 80 f4 or so and work from there. throw a diffuser on the sb600, aim it at about 45 degrees and start having some fun.
     
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    IHAVECRABS Diversity is our strength. LOLOL

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    lol, good luck
     
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    and bump the iso to 400 or so to take a little work off the flash.
     
  8. SugarCoatedSour

    SugarCoatedSour OT Supporter

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    Awesome advice. :coold:

    Will I be okay with my 35mm f/2D? I don't want to bring the 17-50 f/2.8 there. :hs:
     
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    Thanks, man. We'll see how this will work out. :wiggle:
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    bring both. you'll probably want to use the wider lens, though.
     
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    wider lens, flash, extra battery. you really don't need much.
     
  12. camera, wide lens, flash, flash power pack, memories & batteries.
     
  13. Blair

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    i would leave the prime at home. 17-50 will be perfect for the club.
     
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    how about just a change of batteries? :ugh:
     

  15. That is in my list, u blind?


    :rofl: I just noticed your avatar and usertext :rofl:
     
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    i have my contacts in today :eek4:

    but really, go and buy a flash powerpack for one event? :gtfo:
     
  17. He doesn't have to buy one, he can always rent one. Guess you've never used a powerpack

    :ugh: Don't knock it till you try it and know what the purpose of it is. Do some research lil buddy.

    And no bringing extra batteries won't help vs using a battery pack :rofl: You clearly don't know the purpose of using a power pack for your flash :bigthumb:
     
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    oic. thought it was a "what should i buy" thread.
     
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    Gonna bring it. :wiggle:
     
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    If I rent one, got any suggestions, or are they all a pretty safe bet?
     
  21. I like quantum :dunno:

    Make sure it comes with the flash connecting cable if you do rent one though, without that the battery will be pointless. Most packs are a little bulky but at least you won't have to worry and wonder if your flash is going to fire and won't have to wait for it to recycle.

    :bigthumb:
     

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