Rebecca S. Ringleb
Shooting under low light conditions
I am a wedding photographer in Polk Co., GL. I have a shoot this weekend on a dinner cruise ship out of Clearwater at 5:30 p.m. and I'm concerned about the lighting conditions. The lights will be up during the ceremony and formals, but for the reception it will be low light and there are lots of windows and mirrors in the room. The ceiling is a "metallic' finish. Any suggestions for shooting this type of situation. I don't want to push the ISO too high because some of these photos will be ordered as enlargements. Thanks for any help you can give me.
I'd try to use the ceiling to bounce off of. And play with shallow DoF to isolate people from their surroundings. If the ceiling is unbounceable (?) you could try an off-camera flashgun in your outstretched left hand. But that requires experience. Not sensible to try for the first time at a wedding.
So . . .
ABBC to the rescue!
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