Contributed by Kay Kenny Photography Instructor, New York University Copyright © 2014 Kay Kenny
“Wherever there is light, one can photograph.”
Purpose: To Create Successful Images under Low-Light and Night Conditions.
All assignments require a sturdy camera support such as a tripod, and camera set to manual modes; an electronic cable or remote release is recommended.
Urban Low-Light Photography
- Place your camera where streetlights and car headlights will not cause flare—the camera lens should be at least twenty feet from any light sources.
- Use a long shutter speed of thirty seconds or more to capture moving traffic trails. Experiment with f/stops by bracketing but maintain an ISO setting ...