This "presser" event at the Capitol featured Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. For the other media crews this was a typical "run and gun" event. I enjoy opportunities where I can work with veteran "shooters" who routinely work the Hill. I was able to set up quickly and get the shot; then, tear down and move out at their pace.
Ambient noise (legislators talking), and jostling by other crews is routine for this environment. I also found that positioning is key: crews establish their camera positions at an angle in order to capture the Senators' statements, as well as the follow-up questions from reporters.
Canon XF100 Video Camera