I’m : a programmer, writer, podcaster, geek, and coffee enthusiast.

My apologies for the technical flaws of these Meetup photos. There was hardly any room lighting, the speakers’ faces were completely dark, and and they were backlit by a giant bright projection screen. I had to be wide open at f/2.8 and ISO 1600 to get a reasonable speed, and I often had to overexpose by +1 or +2 EV just to get the speakers’ faces to have any definition at all. And I was sitting right in front of them.

Any advice from pro photographers, besides using flashes or expensive f/1.2 primes?