7. Mood Lighting


ISO 200 • 8 sec. • f/8 • 27mm lens

Shooting When the Lights Get Low

The sun going down is no reason to put your camera away. Your 7D Mark II has some great features that let you work with available light as well as the built-in flash. In this chapter, we will explore ways to push your camera’s technology to the limit in order to capture great photos in difficult lighting situations. We will also explore the use of flash and how best to use your built-in flash features to improve your photography. But first, let’s check out what we can do when working with low-level available light.

Poring Over the Picture

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