There seems to be a fair amount of interest in the subject of night photography so I will put together a basic equipment list and tutorial on the subject including examples. This tutorial will be a mid range project, aka … Continue reading
This can also apply to city scenes, if they are not level they can be slightly disturbing to the viewer. The viewer may not be able to say what bothers them but they will be uncomfortable about the image. This can be a subtle detail that many photographers forget.
Here is one to the night photos that I shot last night handheld. The camera settings were 1/3 second at F10 ISO 3200. I think it came out pretty good considering that it was a quick shot to see what would happen. I expect much better results from lower ISO, tripod mounting of the camera and a little research on night photography.
Night Photo of Reno, NV from Northeast of Downtown. Handheld
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I am still exploring the abilities of my Pentax K-5 and did a couple of handheld night shots of downtown Reno from near TMCC. The same general area as this image.
- Reno skyline from the North
I will post one of them as soon as I get them into my laptop and check them out. It looks good on the camera display, especially considering that it was taken without a tripod.
I will be going out in the next week or so at night with a tripod and explore just how well the camera will do with night-time shots.
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