I love event photography because it’s always interesting to see how things go once a bunch of people are together and their interaction drives a wide range of photographic opportunity. Last month at the Open Source Bridge conference, a couple of the sessions were swapped between rooms due to the size of anticipated crowds. One of the sessions being moved? Assholes are Killing Your Project. The other session was about teaching children about software. When the impromptu sign for the room change was made, this is what I found:
An event photographer needs to go with the flow and work with often-changing plans.