Advice needed for coming photoshoot

Started Nov 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
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kalpeshmodi
kalpeshmodi Contributing Member • Posts: 588
Advice needed for coming photoshoot

Happy Diwali and Happy New Year to all my Indian Friends. Hindu New year starts with the festival called Diwali, festival of nights.

I doing photo shoot next week. This is volunteer work for our community.There will be a photo booth set up and have to take family portrait for all guest coming to event. Men and women will be dressed in our cultural dresses, very colorful and bright clothing.I have one Pentax 540 flash and K-7. I was thinking of using continuous light for the shoot.Below are my concern. Please advise with how to proceed. I still have one week to arrange.

1.Shoot is kind of Family Portrait. Around 300 Families expected.

2.What backdrop to go with.

3. What kind of light setup to be used? I am thinking of continuous lighting setup

4.It will be group of around 5 to 6 person per family.

5.Anything specific to be keep in mind while doing this kind of shoot.This will be my first time   doing such a shoot.

Thanks

 kalpeshmodi's gear list:kalpeshmodi's gear list
Pentax K-3 Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F/2.8 Di LD (IF) MACRO Pentax smc DA 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED (IF) Fisheye Pentax smc D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro WR Pentax smc DA 18-135mm F3.5-5.6ED AL [IF] DC WR +2 more
Pentax K-7
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