Tips And Tricks For Shooting In Low Light Locations: [VIDEO]

Updated: Mar 27, 2019

Next Jeneration photographer/videographer- Marin Hamataj

Are you an aspiring film expert? Do you have an interest in video, editing, photography or all three? If yes, this is for you:

As you know, Next Jeneration is all about inspiring the youth. We’ve reached out to our 'Next Jen film team,' to provide you with all the tips, tricks, and tools you’ll need to be success in filming.

Marin Hamataj is not only our photo and video guy, he also is a published photographer. Marin is based in New York City, and works as a photographer, videographer, and a creative director. His work focuses on fashion, print, and landscaping. He attended the New York Film Academy in 2012. It wasn’t until a few years later, in 2014, that Marin decided to pursue his passion in creative directing and film.

You can see Marin’s work in Cliché Magazine, as well as most of Next Jeneration/ Jen From BK projects.

Marin has provided you with all the tips on shooting in low light locations below!

TIPS on Right Camera Settings when shooting in Low Light Locations:

· Camera Mode: Aperture Priority.

· Aperture: f/5.6 (or the widest possible for your lens)

· ISO: 800.

· Shutter Speed (target): 1/160 sec.

· If you do have to use a flash, try to avoid the on-camera pop-up, it tends to flatten the appearance of the image due to the light hitting the subject directly, invest in an off- camera flash, and make sure to angel light so it is not directly in front of subject.

· Large Apertures let in more light