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    How to take great photos in low light

    More night owl than early bird? Never miss a shot with these handy tips and tutorials to help you master shooting in low light.

    • Keep steady
    • Use reflections
    • More monochrome
    • Light trails

    Take advantage of the golden hour

    The way you use any available light makes the difference between a good shot and an unforgettable one – watch this video for top tips on how you can master smartphone photography at twilight.

    Get the right balance

    Low light photography is all about capturing the mood. Tweaking the exposure and white balance can make a big difference, and is easy to do in Manual mode on Xperia smartphones. The low light image sensing technology will then do the rest.

    Shots from Xperia fans around the world

    From silhouetted sunsets to brooding cityscapes, Xperia users have captured amazing scenes in challenging light conditions. Why not check out our gallery and give it a try – and don’t forget to share the results by tagging your shots with #Xperia.