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DIGITAL CAPTURE

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Photographing at night using digital cameras has four main advantages over film-based night photography. First, the camera’s image preview reveals whether or not you have composed the image as intended and gives you the opportunity to adjust the framing and improve the composition. Second, the histogram provides valuable information about the exposure and dynamic range of the scene. The third advantage is that digital cameras do not suffer from reciprocity failure, which makes long exposures shorter than they would be on film and allows for high-ISO testing in moonlight conditions. Finally, with high-end professional DSLRs it ...

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