low light and bnw

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  1. francis16

    francis16 TPF Noob!

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    Hi, i was just wondering, what aperture and shutterspeed settings should i aim for under lowlight conditions? what about for black and white photography? thanks! im using film by the way.
     
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    usayit No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    There is no right answer... The short and quick answer is whatever will get you the proper exposure for the light.
     
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    dxqcanada Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Shutter speed - if you are hand-holding the camera then there is a general rule ... 1/(focal length).

    Aperture - depends of the DoF you want.
     

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