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Tex09 Registered since 01st Dec 2012Fri 07-Dec-12 09:57 PM
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Hi all -- I'm new to flash photography, but not to photography itself. Have a D80, just got a D7000 which will be arriving shortly, along with an SB-700. I've been asked to shoot photos of a therapy dog group, about 20 people and their dogs. It will be at a dog school in a big gymnasium-kind of room, high ceiling, big windows on 2 sides of the room. Even with ambient light, though, it seems a little on the dark side. I've shot before in that room without flash, and I feel like I don't have a good grip on the white balance in that room.

Since dogs are involved, and obviously won't remain completely still for a shot at shutter speed of 1/80, I imagine I should shoot at least at 1/125. I've actually never photographed such large group, but I'm thinking at least f/8 or f/11 since there will be 2 rows of people/dogs.

What do you guys recommend for camera settings and for flash? This is going to be a total learning experience and I'm very excited about it, but at the same time want to do a decent job since everyone is counting on me. I'm been reading through previous posts to trying and determine the best shooting parameters for this situation.

THANKS A BUNCH!!

  

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