Taking high quality pictures indoors presents a challenge, especially if you’re not experienced with lighting gear or just don’t have any at your disposal. With the right settings, though, you can take professional quality photos indoors by taking control of your camera settings. This infographic gets you started:
According to KeyAGENT, these are the best camera settings for interior photography:
Depending on how much natural light you have available, your shutter speed will generally be between 1/60 and 1/2 a second.
Keep your aperture set to f/7.1 to f/9 unless you want shallow depth of field to highlight a particular subject within the room.
In order to use a faster shutter speed, you’ll need to raise your ISO, but make sure you’re not introducing too much digital noise by trying to keep ISO below 400. Test out different ISO settings on your camera before the shoot to determine how far you can go without reducing picture quality.
Because you’ll probably be shooting under low light conditions when you photograph interiors, use a tripod and a remote trigger to eliminate any camera shake that could cause your photos to be blurred.
Practice with these settings and see if your interior photos improve.
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