What are the difficulties of shooting film in low light?

There are a few difficulties you can face when shooting in low-light conditions such as indoors, places with a lot of shade, underwater or at night time. The main difficulty is potential underexposure resulting in dark images with barely visible subjects. The outcome could also be grainier than photos taken in daylight.

Shooting film in low light also lacks the flexibility of daylight photography since you will be limitated when it comes to choosing the subjects and atmosphere you’d like for your photos. On the positive side, shooting in rigid conditions such as low light also forces you to be creative and think outside the box.

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