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How to Get into Nightclub Photography

You've been to the clubs and you've seen these guys with "big" cameras approach some of the hottest babes in the crowd. You see the guy chat with the hot babes for a little bit and then a few quick bursts of flashing lights illuminate the room! Everyone smiles and it's over in seconds. They chat some more, the guy with the camera shows them the pictures and hands them a card. He goes on his way and approaches another set. What you've just witnessed is a nightclub photographer at work.If you've been wondering how to get into nightclub and nightlife photography, I'm going to help you figure that out.Important Note: you need to have the appropriate equipment. Please see the checklist below.Camera gear list:
digital SLR
zoom lens
external flash
memory cards
extra batteries for the camera and flash 1) Postings on craigslist.orgThe first thing you should do is check out the creative and event gig postings in craigslist for your local area. Do a search on…

Ultimate Nightclub Photography Equipment List

If I had $3,000 to spend on nightclub photography equipment, this is what I would buy. The equipment below would give me the best deal for the money.Camera Body: Canon 6D Mark IIThe 6D Mark II is one of the newest and most affordable full frame DSLR from Canon. It has over 26 megapixels designed to create high-resolution and detailed images. It has a 3" vari-angle touch screen LCD that makes it easier to shoot from a high or low angle without having to look through the view finder.Lens: Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS II USMIt's not the fastest lens, but it's more affordable than the Canon 24-70mm f/2.8 L lens. It's the best multi-purpose lens for a full frame camera. It's wide enough for nightclub photography and gives you a little more in the telephoto side. The image stabilization helps too.If you need something wider than 24mm, then the Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM would be my lens of choice. It's the most affordable Canon L lens that delivers great quality images. It…

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