8. Mood Lighting

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Shooting When the Lights Get Low

There is no reason to put your camera away when the sun goes down. Dusk is the best time to capture cityscapes. As the evening sky darkens, the city lights match the intensity of the twilight sky. Your A7/A7R has some great features that allow you to shoot in low light. 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 to improve your photography. But let’s first look at working with low-level available light. Set up ...

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