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Shooting in dim light with Sony T1

Anybody knows how to adjust settings on the sony T1 digicam to get better quality pictures under dim light/indoors? thanks.

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My Nikon 4500 will routinely flash me if there's low light, and I just as routinely ignore it. Do not use a flash. Hold the camera very steady. Do not move it even after you fire the shutter. If it's like my Nikon, it will keep the shutter open long enough to get the picture. Motion will, of course, cause blurring.

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The T1 has the weakest flash of any digital camera. It is only rated for 4.9 feet coverage. So it is natural to want to try some low light techniques. But the T1 is also a point-and-shoot camera, with some scene modes. That means you have little control over low light situations. Under low light situations, it is best to use a tripod. But the T1 does not have a tripod socket. You want to set the shutter speed to a very low speed, the aperture to wide open and set the ISO to its highest setting. But the T1 will not let you control those adjustments. You can try the "Twilight" or "Twilight Portait" scene modes, and also set the Exposure Compensation to +2. Also set the flash to "off". Cross your fingers and fire away, even if the camera warns you there is not enough light. A dark picture is better than no picture. Sometimes you can "pump" it up with software.

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When you look at your pictures are they dark, murky and hard to see? If you took pictures at a wedding, dance recital, theater performance or any indoor event and they came out dark, read on to learn why your pictures are dark, and how to fix this common camera problem.

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I read a lot of complaints from people about their not being able to take clear, dependable pictures indoors, with the flash or without. Most of these complaints are from regular users, with limited technical knowledge or experience. First of all, we need to be realistic about point and shoot cameras. They are a general purpose camera, and they have sure come a long way for the bucks we put out for them. We, in our newfound bliss, use them in all situations, however, and become disappointed when they fail to come out in focus and pretty. There are a number of things that cause a picture to be out of focus indoors, and even outdoors at times, but low lighting and a non-distinct subject are the major villians that ruin our precious moments.
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