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Nikon D5500: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Rob Sylvan

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8. Mood Lighting

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ISO 5000 • 30 sec. • f/5.6 • 14mm lens

Shooting When the Lights Get Low

There is no reason to put away your camera when the sun goes down. Your D5500 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 use your built-in flash features to improve your photography. But first let’s look at working with low-level available light.

Poring Over the Picture

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