Taking pictures in low light with your phone: 13 tips for shooting like a pro


With July 4th coming up, you’ll want to make sure you can eke the best out of your phone’s camera for those nighttime fireworks. Though phones vary in quality and features significantly, there are still some general tricks – both technical and common sense – you can pick up on to maximize image quality in low light. Technical primer: Understanding exposure Before we begin, you should understand the two main variables affect exposure (how bright the image appears) on your phone: shutter speed and ISO. The shutter controls how long light hits the sensor. The longer the shutter is open,…

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