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Nikon D3000: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Jeff Revell

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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. Your D3000 has some great features that let you work with available light as well as the built-in flash. 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 and how best to utilize your built-in flash features to improve your photography. But let’s first look at working with low-level available light.

Poring Over the Picture

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