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Old Nov 4, 2010, 1:47 AM   #1
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Default FZ38 - VIDEO in very low-light indoor concert - suggestions

As I'm going tonight to an indoor concert with very low-light conditions... I'm asking for your suggestions for the settings of my recording video. Because I saw the stage, I can say there will be some small spot lights behind the singers/band, so I'll have to try the filming with those low lights pointed directly at my camera.

Please give me some advice about the settings I should try to use (fixed focus? etc.?).
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Old Nov 5, 2010, 12:06 AM   #2
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The best effect Ive found for indoor lighted stages is to use shutter priority. The shutter speed that you will use depends on the motion of the subjects. At a rock concert you will have to use 1/20 sec or better and time the shot when motion is minimum. Possibly for slow classical pieces 1/15 might work.

It is paramount that you sit as close as possible to the stage/subjects so that, ideally, zoom is not needed.
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