Tips for Low-Light Shooting

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Barry Braverman of RedShark News offers some tips for extreme low-light shooting.

He writes, "With the advent digital cinema cameras with functional ISOs of 5000 or higher, the prospect of shooting at ultra low light levels is becoming a reality. On my recent feature shoot, Equals, the young great cinematographer John Guleserian captured scenes on the soundstage with LED lighting pegged at a mere 2% on the dimmer. Yes, there were flicker issues to struggle with and excruciating difficult focus to wrangle, but living on the edge delivering gutsy, aggressive images at the constant risk of failure reflects in my mind a very high level of craft and confidence."

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