weddings low light and GL2 - Page 3 at

Go Back   DV Info Net > Special Interest Areas > Wedding / Event Videography Techniques

Wedding / Event Videography Techniques
Shooting non-repeatable events: weddings, recitals, plays, performances...

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old May 27th, 2004, 11:02 AM   #31
Major Player
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Somerville, MA
Posts: 360
Hi Anita,
We don't have many years of experience but we're getting there.

From discussions with the client, I'll find out the type and location of the church or facility. If it's Catholic, I'm comfortable that it will be well lit. If it's a small or old country church that I'm not familiar with, I'll either check it out or gather enough information to make a decision. I don't want to worry about lighting issues so I make it clear to the client that the level of their video quality will depend on how well the church and reception are lit. I find that most people are eager to help describe the church and its lighting.

I basically just need adequate lighting around the altar area and I try to get camera 1 as close as possible without being intrusive. Seems that 15' to 20' usually works. Hope that helps.
Bob Harotunian is offline   Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

(800) 223-2500
New York, NY

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Texas Media Systems
(512) 440-1400
Austin, TX

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

(800) 323-2325
Mineola, NY

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Special Interest Areas > Wedding / Event Videography Techniques

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:10 PM.

DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2018 The Digital Video Information Network