With the sun setting earlier each night our evenings are getting longer and longer. Hooray for bonfires and cider drinking! However, capturing those awesome moments of fall can be tricky without the wonderful summer sun. It’s not impossible though, with a few simple photo tricks. Here are 25 great tips for taking photos in low-light. Follow the links below and make those evening snapshots crisper, brighter and better all autumn long.
25 tips for taking low-light evening photos
1. increase aperture | 2. increase ISO | 3. use a tripod | 4. provide candlelight | 5. string lights | 6. use reflections | 7. adjust white balance | 8. white backdrops to reflect light | 9. external flash | 10. set long exposure | 11. use camera bulb | 12. macro setting on point-and-shoot | 13. bounce flash | 14-15. light and shadows | 16. color filters | 17. golden hour | 18. backlighting | 19. post-editing | 20. shoot in RAW | 21. improve contrast | 22. use moonlight | 23. use bounceback | 24. turn spot on | 25. make a light box (images: 1-9 by jl designs; 10-19 by matthew moore; 20-25 by selby)
Graphic created by Alli of Hooray, for A Subtle Revelry.