red lightings vs blue or green

Started Mar 20, 2017 | Discussions thread
MediaArchivist Veteran Member • Posts: 4,297
Saturated LEDs

Best to shoot in raw, and underexpose by a full stop. I encounter this situation all the time, red is tough to meter for while blue and green tend to highlight (accentuate?) skin blemishes. I'm not shy about adjusting the "Camera Calibration" sliders in LR to accommodate such conditions.

This was at a stage lit only by high intensity green lights. Just green. Any other color was supplied by little lights on amps and pedals, or the TVs in the back of the room:

This is actually a fascinating subject, and really deserves its own forum for such discussions. Would you be so kind as to post a request for a "Concert Photography" forum under "Site Feedback"?

-- hide signature --

Want a roXplosion!?

 MediaArchivist's gear list:MediaArchivist's gear list
Sony a99 II Sony 135mm F1.8 ZA Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* Sony 135mm F2.8 (T4.5) STF Sony 24mm F2 SSM Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Art +22 more
Post (hide subjects) Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow