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Old Mar 5, 2014, 2:14 PM   #1
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Default Nightclub/Warehouse lighting? Cannon!

Im shooting some nightclubs and warehouse parties and was looking for advice on the best lighting, I'd usually just use an external led light for DSLR any advice?

(Cannon DSLR 600D)

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Old Mar 5, 2014, 3:58 PM   #2
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Gday Daniel

Nightclub lighting varies heaps - and it's damn near impossible to get all the WB and exposure factors 100% 'right' when you're not totally in charge of it all

From my mucking around in such places I use
Exposure = -1EV
ISO = 800 to 3200
plus a lens hood

The biggest danger in night clubs is the rotating laser-beam lights - various colours. If this laser flashes across the sensor it will destroy the sensor

Hope this helps
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