A&P shooting a reception tomorrow, gimme some tips!

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  1. jared_IRL

    jared_IRL OT Supporter

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    tomorrow will be my first attempt at shooting in a reception type atmosphere...no formal shots or anything, just a general reception.

    I want to use this as a learning experience and really to get my feet wet in mass people shooting environments...

    tips? pointers? methods?

    I'm especially interested in hearing from those of you in wedding photography.

    I'm taking a light look into turning it into a side business. I get approached fairly frequently and turn everything down, but it's becoming more and more obvious that this camera gear needs to start earning it's keep.

    thanks!
     
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    PUREVIL More Money Than Brains Croo

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    Judging from your past pics why are you asking for help? HAHAHA you have good eye for composition and lighting and exposure. My recommendation is get lots of cleavage. :big grin:
     
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    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    My recommendation is get lots of cleavage and post it in this thread.
     
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    PUREVIL More Money Than Brains Croo

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    get a lot of detail shots

    cake, invitation, table setups

    get there early before the guests do and take a pic of the entire place
     
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    hahhaha!

    Yeah, I've just never shot a room with 150 people in it before... Everything i've done has been more controlled...

    I mean with sooo many people, I imagine it's insane to get good comp. without distracting background stuff going on, then you have to deal with limited space, the same bounced flash look over and over again, and shit like that.

    But thanks for the compliment! ;)
     
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    thanks!

    Yeah, i'm getting there TONS early.

    Not sure what the talent is gonna be like, it's a pretty old couple....
     
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    gary fong estore products .jpg
     
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    can't be a PJ shooter, gotta interact with them there, ask people to move together, move them around, shit like that
     

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