11.08.2017

I mentioned photographing a keynote speaker at a recent gala. Here's a couple of stage shots. Nothing sexy but the WB?

Panasonic GH5 + Olympus 12-100mm f4.0 Pro. 
Manual Exposure, Manual White Balance =3000K 
ISO 640.

With good stage lighting in place electronic flash should never be necessary. 


4 comments:

  1. Magnificent color. Did you set that manual white balance using a target? Or simply know what it ought to be based on lightIng you scoped out in advance?

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  2. I asked the AV crew member responsible for the stage lighting. He confirmed they were tungsten halogen but that they were being dimmed by about 20%. I did the math and came up with 3000K. I switched to video mode so I could use the vector scope to see how close to the mark I was with the light on the stage. Happy, I switched back go photo mode and shot. It's not that much effort considering that over the course of a couple hours ten or fifteen people would be photographed on the same stage with the same light. The discipline is in not shifting around the settings out of boredom...

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  3. I’d say that’s “executive skin tone”. If you want even more work with corporate types those two shots are portfolio material.k

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