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Things you need to know for night and low-light photography

Shooting photos on a moment is not always followed by good lighting and require flexibility from the point of view for keep photographers can capture images with a right without losing the important moments. Poor lighting often becomes the biggest obstacle for a photographer. On a digital camera, the settings can be adjusted; you can perform the following ways that can help you to get the maximum image at low light levels and at night.

Things you need to know for night and low-light photography

1 – Switch off the flash. Although its main function is to illuminate the object to the lack of light so well exposed, but recently began expanding its use to produce artistic photographs. Select Flash from the menu capture, and then select Flash off. Press the Menu / Ok. sometimes flash is used in the dark actually only worsen images result, such as making one’s eyeballs in the object image to be bright as the eyes of cats that inadvertently highlighted the vehicle lights.

2 – Use a tripod. After getting the right angle viewfinder, you can put the tripod there and relying on the corner of the picture just like that. Tripod also helps to avoid blur. Tripod is also a good assistant when your hands can not move to the maximum, for example, when you become a busy single photographer who was in the event that lasted a long time.

3 – Use a timer. Because the use of a tripod is not a guarantee to not get motion blur, then use the timer becomes the more convincing your choice of disturbance blur. Select from the menu Timer capture and press the Menu / Ok. The key to get vaccinated this evening such a success is the wide aperture, low ISO, and shutter speed is slow.

4 – Aperture. Before the light of the film then the light must pass through an open hole which is called Aperture. Scale open-pit which is called the F-STOP. The size of the F-Stop numbers is called the F-Number. In standard photography with fewer F-numbers is an open hole bigger, if the hole is open bigger it will be more light will enter the film or sensor. Choose either Av (Aperture priority) or M (Manual) shooting mode on your camera to adjust the aperture. The opening of the widest the most is f2.8 lens.

5 – A slower shutter speed is needed when you are in a low-level lighting or dark. The length of the open shutter curtain is called the shutter speed and on many cameras that have a high level of sophistication, we can control the length of a curtain open. If the shutter longer open so more light coming in, whereas if the shutter is closed faster, than entering light are fewer.

6 – ISO. ISO is the camera number on the determinants of sensitivity to light cameras. Thus, the greater the ISO the more sensitive to light, then take a moment to take pictures. Vice versa, the smaller the ISO the less sensitive to light, it needs more time to take pictures. In low lighting, you need more time to obtain optimal image results.

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