Hands-On Concert Photography with Fujifilm

Thu Aug 12 2021 at 05:45 pm to 11:00 pm

Spider House Ballroom | Austin

Precision Camera & Video
Publisher/HostPrecision Camera & Video
Hands-On Concert Photography with Fujifilm Austin is well known as the "Live Music Capital of the World." So let's take advantage of that and learn how to make better images of musicians in low light settings. From getting the gig to learning techniques for successfully shooting small or large concerts, Casey Holder, Matt & Pat from Fujifilm will share variables that you are sure to encounter, as well as tips for overcoming them.
We’ll get down to the nitty gritty of what to expect when preparing to shoot a show or concert, some of the pitfalls that you'll want to avoid as well as the "must have" shots that you should always get. We will also cover etiquette and how to make sure you're courteous and unobtrusive with your craft.
This class will be open to no more than 25 students who will have exclusive early access to The Ballroom to learn from Casey & Matt, along with the opportunity to photograph the opening band during their private soundcheck and rehearsal. Fujifilm will provide FREE loaner equipment to students including camera bodies and fast prime lenses that are optimal for photographing in the low-light scenarios you'll find in a majority of Austin's venues. At 7:30 p.m., the venue will open to the public for a free show sponsored by Precision Camera and Fujifilm. You will be able to shoot with Fujifilm loaner equipment for the entire show.
We guarantee you'll walk away feeling confident and ready to capture the mood and soul of any show.
Concepts Covered
• Light Management – Optimal aperture, shutter speed and ISO setting for entry level to professional cameras
• Key Shots - wide, medium and tight
• Telling the Story
• Etiquette - Making sure bands and venues want you back
• Getting the gigs
• Tips and Tricks - Double exposure, sneaky angles, ear protection
• Dealing with tough lighting scenarios — in the field and in your edits
Supplies Needed
• Camera and lenses
• Fully charged camera battery
• Empty memory card

Loaner Equipment
Fujifilm will provide loaner equipment for the course at no cost. Registrants must bring a memory card.
This class is intended for individuals comfortable operating their DSLR or mirrorless camera. The ideal candidate is an intermediate photographer wishing to take better quality images of local performers in small to mid-size venues, or the advanced photographer desiring to learn a new discipline.

Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Spider House Ballroom, 2906 Fruth St, Austin, TX 78705, Austin, United States


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