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Sam J. 
 

Shooting at a Rave


Ive looked all over the internet and found no specific information on shooting at raves.
For those unfamiliar, raves consist usually of thousands of people in one giant dance hall. The area is not lit evenly, nor is the main stage, but constantly changing to the beat with many colours and strobe effects. Good examples can be seen on this page: http://www.ush.net/gallery/index2.html?id=363&page=3
I think youll agree there is a lot of potential to capture some fantastic shots.

Its not easy though, espcially if you wish to capture shots of people in these events. Can anyone give me advice on shooting in these conditions to capture the right atmosphere?

Many thanks
Sam


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9/20/2004 2:23:55 PM

 
Bob Cammarata
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/17/2003
  I checked out the site, and the first thing that came to mind is a fast film (or ISO setting) and a high-quality zoom lens to capture many different angles of perspective.

(...And a LOT of model releases!) :)


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9/20/2004 7:40:08 PM

 
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  hi sam-

ime (in my experience) i've used iso 400 and slowed my shutter time alot to ensure saturation of the colored lights in a club. the pic here is simply to show club action under such challenging light conditions. also, watching your distance can make a huge difference in your final exposure.

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9/20/2004 11:00:19 PM

 
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hi sam-

ime (in my experience) i've used iso 400 and slowed my shutter time alot to ensure saturation of the colored lights in a club. the pic here is simply to show club action under such challenging light conditions. also, watching your distance can make a huge difference in your final exposure.

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9/20/2004 11:05:18 PM

 
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