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Three Songs, No Flash!: Your Ultimate Guide to Concert Photography by Loe Beerens

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Chapter 37. Ballet and Classical Music

Scapino Ballet, 2004. Fujifilm Finepix S2, 1/90 sec, f/2.8, ISO 1600, 70 mm

Figure 37.1. Scapino Ballet, 2004. Fujifilm Finepix S2, 1/90 sec, f/2.8, ISO 1600, 70 mm

Photography during a ballet performance is not allowed, only during general rehearsals. If you get an assignment to shoot a ballet, check in advance to find out if you are allowed to take photos, and if not what the alternatives are. Most of the time, you will be able to arrange something. In the end, everybody loves free publicity and wants to be in the papers.

Scapino Ballet, 2004. Fujifilm Finepix S2, 1/30 sec, f/2.8, ISO 1600, 70 mm

Figure 37.2. Scapino Ballet, 2004. Fujifilm Finepix S2, 1/30 sec, ...

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