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15 Tips for Low Light Landscape Photography

15 Tips for Low Light Landscape Photography
A Post By: Natalie Denton (nee Johnson) Capturing scenes in low light remains one of the most challenging aspects of photography, yet the results when executed well can be truly captivating. Whether it’s an energetic cityscape or ethereal seascape the possibilities are endless. Here are a few essentials points to consider before you begin. It’s a good idea to formulate a plan of attack before the twilight hour so scout out a position while there is another available light and grab a few set up shots to make sure your scene works and will be free from distracting objects. Cityscapes are best viewed from a distance, whereas seascapes are more dramatic nearer to the shoreline. Image by V31S70 So start by setting your camera upon a solid tripod and switching the unit to manual or shutter priority if you are wish. Image by kern.justin Image by Paco CT Incorporate a foreground element to add interest, scale and to help contextualise the piece. Read more from our category Most Popular 12657 Shares

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