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The Enthusiast's Guide to Night and Low-Light Photography, 1st Edition by Alan Hess

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29. AN EASY WAY TO GET PROPER EXPOSURE

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I USE A VERY SIMPLE method to get the proper exposure for low-light action shots. This works both when the light is changing and when it is constant. I came up with this method after looking at a huge selection of my concert images. When I examined the metadata for the images, I found that a large number of them were taken with the same settings. I now use these settings as the starting point when I’m photographing a concert or just about any low-light performance. While you may not need to change the settings, it will all depend on the light in which you are photographing.

Start with the following settings: ...

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