Non Wedding Events – Revisited (EP-78)

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Erica and Connor revisit the topic of non-wedding events, as we head into the holiday and event season!

  • Our favorite & least favorite non-wedding events & why
  • Marketing yourself and finding event work
    • Relationships with corporations/businesses
    • Relationships with venues/event spaces
    • What can you offer that most others don’t?
      • Photobooth
      • Red carpet style photography
      • Video
      • Slow-mo video booth
  • Gear
  • Lighting
    • Important to keep in mind that events of any sort rarely take into consideration what kind of lighting will be best for you. Be prepared to shoot at high ISO’s or to light the room yourself.
    • On camera v. off camera flash
    • TTL v. manual
    • Bounce v. direct v. modifier
    • Balancing with ambient light
  • Group photos
    • Posing
    • Large groups (aperture, lighting, focal point, etc.)
  • Post-processing efficiency
    • Batch processing is your friend, do what you can when shooting to make things easier on yourself. Be sure to be paying close attention to your exposure considering

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