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night mode

In photography and digital photography, night mode is a function of the digital camera that is used when you are taking photos in low-light situations -- or at night time.  When taking photos in night mode, the digital camera uses a long shutter speed to capture scene details and also fires the camera's flash to illuminate the subject or foreground of the shot.

Other digital camera settings and shooting modes include:

See also "The Digital Camera Picture" in Webopedia's Quick Reference section.







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