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An inside take

Posted by Teresa Hanafin  December 30, 2008 05:55 PM

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A couple of days after Amanda Galvin-Johnston's photo ran on the inside back cover of G, a picture by Globe photographer Dina Rudick was published as a "Parting Shot" feature (G runs an events-related photo every Friday). The photo itself was intriguing enough; but what made the feature of even more interest to amateur photographers was Dina's caption, which outlined her thought process as she composed the photo. Additionally, I found details about her camera settings attached to the photo on our internal photo server:

 
Dina Rudick Behind the Scene
"Behind the Scene" / Globe Staff Photo by Dina Rudick

"I took this picture during a dress rehearsal for 'Black Nativity.' The rehearsal itself was very dark, which pushed my gear to its limits technically, but the bigger challenge was to make something moody and intimate out of the dozens of actors, their synchronized movements, and massive voices. So instead of photographing from the front, the usual vantage point for a performance, I stood as far behind the performers as I could, at a quiet place, figuratively speaking, where I could break down what I saw in a more objectively artistic way. What I saw from there was color -- rich blues and purples -- and line. The shapes of the shadows transfixed me, and I concentrated on turning them into a telling picture."

-- DINA RUDICK

Dina shot this with a Canon EOS-1D Mark III, with her aperture at f/1.2, a shutter speed of 1/1000 second, and ISO 2000.

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