City at night: photography tips for taking atmospheric images of urban areas
Other ways to shoot urban areas at twilight
Cities at twilight present you with lots of creative options – here are two more effects to try out.
Sweeping city skylines are prime candidates for panoramic images, and we cropped this image to the 16:9 ratio to create a panoramic composition. You can create wider panoramas by shooting several images and merging them using Elements’ Photomerge Panorama command – for the best results shoot in portrait orientation, leaving plenty of overlap between shots.
You can bring your city scenes to life by using a slow shutter speed to create the impression of bustling movement. For the best results you’ll need an exposure of between 1 and 5 seconds – for this shot we chose 2.5 secs at f/10.
PAGE 1: How to shoot a night city scene
PAGE 2: How to edit your night cityscapes
PAGE 3: Other ways to shoot urban areas at twilight
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on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 12:01 am under Night, Photography Tips.
Tags: night photography, photo ideas