7. Mood Lighting

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Shooting When the Lights Get Low

The advances in digital camera technology have made it possible to capture images in some of the most challenging lighting situations, and the 7D allows you to keep on shooting even after the sun goes down. In this chapter we’ll explore ways to use your camera with available light and with the 7D’s built-in flash, but let’s start with the obvious solution to shooting when the light is low—raising the ISO.

Poring Over the Picture

On Christmas Eve, my church held a candlelight vigil during the service, and I saw it as a prime opportunity to get some beautiful low-light images. The overhead lights ...

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