It’s school play season as I write this and many will attempt to photograph their child’s play with mixed results. This article seeks to stack the deck in your favor and give you a better chance of coming away with great images.
Even if you don’t have children and don’t plan on shooting a school play anytime soon, the info below is solid and will help improve your skills.
Before we jump in, let me say that if I can shoot a school play with less-than-ideal lighting using a $550 Sony a6000 mirrorless camera and a Sony 70-200mm f/4 lens, you can easily handle this with your DSLR.
The techniques are the same. Light is light.