Monday, April 19, 2010

Once again, I've been horribly negligent in posting so I thought I'd put up a few of my favorites i took while shooting Kelowna Actors Studio's Sweeney Todd.

It was a very difficult show to shoot and the director looked at me sheepishly when I arrived to work and said, "You're not going to like this one," as he knows what a challenge it is to shoot under low light.

Thankfully, the Nikon D3 can shoot at 6400 ISO and so the low lighting wasn't too big of a deal. He doesn't know this of course and just thinks I'm a genius for pulling it off.

The other problem with shooting theatre is that you have to learn to never ever trust your light meter when working with spotlights. You get such wonderfully dramatic shots but getting the setting right is simply a matter of practice. After shooting a few dozen shows, you eventually get the knack of it :)