Thursday, September 02, 2010

Fashion photography newbie tested at Ice Watch Event

One thing I have never explored in this predominantly arts & culture blog is fashion photography. Especially when shooting the runway. I was given the chance to do so at Ice Watch's event at C3 in Greenhills yesterday.

I did not want to use internal flash, I swear. I managed not to use it in Malate, relying solely on my exposure settings for brightening up the dark places, but I couldn't get away with it this time around. Thank goodness I just recently discovered where Shin-Chan2's shutter speed settings are. That wasn't enough, though. Tinkering with my exposure and ISO wasn't enough either. I ended up using my internal flash. *Sigh* (This is one of those times when I actually miss my old dSLR, Shin-Chan, which allowed me to save a customized setup for events.)

Anyway, I got home waaaay too tired from the event. As my sister put it in her recent entry, we "spent an hour and a half in Greenhills trying to get a cab in the heavy downpour, getting soaked and walking from Missouri to the main street? This is included in the 6-hours total of me standing. In heels."

So yeah...in the essence of keeping our vibes positive, this will be a photoblog. =^.^=

Testing for the fashion shoot. Um. This is broad daylight, though.

The events place is pretty! Love the lights!

With fellow bloggers, my sister Reluctant Stylista, Animetric & MrsMartinez.
This group tripled its size later but I forgot to have our pic taken.


So I grabbed this from Askmewhats.
The additions are
Askmewhats, IamBrigitte and Shen's Addiction.
Hm. I could've sworn there were still more of us...

Bevy of Ice Watches.

I actually think this collection is cute.

The more expensive sets.

RJ Ledesma hosting the auctions.

Ledesma up close. 
This was when I started using internal flash. T.T

The host flashing his special Philippine Edition Ice Watch.

Some of these models walk so fast, it was torturous to use slow shutter speed.
I had a brief internal battle: choosing between speed and better lighting.
I went with the latter.

This is what happens when you're fighting for better positioning.

The head honchos of Ice Watch. Toast!

My auction number and the play money we were given for bidding purposes.

What I took home from the event.



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5 comments :

  1. Uy nice yun pinili mong watch! Thanks for letting me use your remaining play money, hehe. :D

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  2. You're welcome! Nakakaloka lang yung girl na bigla na lang dumukot from the play money. Hahaha!

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  3. Nice watch! And cute ng pictures namin too bad wala ka! haha
    Yipee naka comment na ako sa blog mo!
    xoxo
    MrsM

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  4. Haha! Meron ka namang comments eh, around 3 ata. Haha! (Yung isa sa salon. Puro beauty topics.)

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  5. Wow, perfect. Fortunately, I found your site http://www.horlogenederlandd.nl

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