Recently I was doing some urban night photography and really got happy with the results. I can't believe there will be here some new findings for the veteran photographers among you but it's a nice reminder for all of us so I decided to share :)
1. Gear - for starter a good tripod and tripod head is a must. I have a Manfrotto tripod and I use a good quality Chinese tripod ball head which does a great job.
2. Know your lens - every lens has its sweet spot. Generally speaking your lens' sweet spot is 2.5-3 stops down from its maximum aperture. For example if your max. aperture is f2.8 then your sweet spot is between f5.6 - f8.
3. Reduce shakes - I recommend to use "Mirror Up" mode in case you have it. This will reduce even the slightest shakes caused by the camera's mechanics. to reduce...
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