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What Are The Best Settings

For Low Light and

Nighttime conditions?

A setting of ISO 800 works best in low lighting

situations but given the lighting sources,

could increase the background noise.

A tripod or a very steady hand helps when shooting at a slower shutter speed in low light. Here are some helpful settings to try out:

 Subject

 Shutter Speed

 F -Stop

 

 

 

Fireworks.

 1 second

 2.8

Floodlit Building.

  second

 2.8

Subject Lit by Firelight.

  second

 2.8

Typical street scene with normal illumination.

  second

 2.8

Shop window Brightly lit street scene

1/8 second

 2.8

Brightly lit street scene with Christmas lights. 

1/8 second

 2.8

Neon sign and brightly lit theatre districts.

 1/8 second

 2.8

 

 

 
Digital Photography Beginners
© Copyright 2017, Digital Photography Beginners. All rights reserved.

What Are The

Best Settings For

Low Light and

Nighttime

conditions?

A setting of ISO 800 works

best in low lighting

situations but given the

lighting sources, could

increase the background

noise.

A tripod or a very steady hand helps when shooting at a slower shutter speed in low light. Here are some helpful settings to try out:

 Subject

 Shutter Speed

 F -Stop

 

 

 

Fireworks.

 1 second

 2.8

Floodlit Building.

  second

 2.8

Subject Lit by Firelight.

  second

 2.8

Typical street scene with normal illumination.

  second

 2.8

Shop window Brightly lit street scene

1/8 second

 2.8

Brightly lit street scene with Christmas lights. 

1/8 second

 2.8

Neon sign and brightly lit theatre districts.

 1/8 second

 2.8

 

 

 
Digital Photography Beginners