Author(s): Margaret Brown
Knowing how to handle your camera in low light conditions is rewarding in itself and will improve your photographic technique in all shooting conditions.Low Light Photography takes you through the fundamentals of how to assess low light levels and balance three vital camera controls - aperture, shutter speed and ISO. It deals with the techniques for capturing sharp, well-exposed images without a tripod, and shows you how to get those surreal long exposure shots of subjects like flowing water and star trails. Lift your sunset and sunrise compositions beyond the everyday using the simple tips provided in this guide. Mixed lighting is a particular challenge - obtaining a well-exposed shot when there's a bright light source in an otherwise dark scene. Low Light Photography shows you how - with a minimum of jargon.This guide also tackles the basics of on- and off-camera flash, and some recently introduced camera shooting modes that can produce clear and well-composed low light shots.