Explore What You Can Shoot in Low Light in Photography


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What can you shoot in low light?

Very often, you know what the subject you want to shoot is, but light levels in the scene are low enough that getting the shot can be difficult. For example, a holiday dinner with your family, you know you want to shoot your relatives and maybe the food, but the room is lit only by candles. With that low light level, it's going to be hard to freeze motion and get a sharp image. We will be looking at how to handle those situations later in this course. But low light isn't always a problem. If you know how to work with it, low light can open up new photographic possibilities.

Now it's a fairly obvious statement to say that the world looks very different at night or in very low light. But let's think for a minute about why it looks different. First, with less light, some things are simply less visible. Now that can really change where your eye is drawn to in an image. In other words, in low light, the subject of a scene may shift dramatically simply because of what's visi...

What can you shoot in low light?
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What can you shoot in low light? provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Night and Low Light

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