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Stage Shooting Part 4: Dance Specific Tips

In some ways, dance is remarkable similar to theater, especially musical theater. In other ways, it is remarkably different. I’ve already addressed how to get in to shoot dress rehearsals, general stage shooting, and theater specific tips, so here are tips specific to dance: Don’t worry about specular highlights on sparkly costumes – dance can …

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Stage Shooting, Part 2: General stage shooting tips

Shooting events on the stage definitely takes a different approach, and doing it well takes some skill and practice. Here are some tips for shooting stage plays or dance on stage: Expose for highlights plus 1/3 stop – it’s fine to clip the shadows, particularly in black curtains behind the stage. You can bring back …

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