the black card be used in photo night view of city

posted on 7th of april, 2011

When shooting night view of city
you must prepare four kinds of things usually
1. camera
2. Stand
3. Shutter
4. Black Card

The black card is mainly used to balance the light
When conditions in high-contrast

Need to balance the light with a black card
for example
the situation of the picture

the light is the picture
the light of left building site need about 2s is F22 but the light of right site (tall building ) need about 30s is F22. how to have the two building in a picture at the same time (do not use the photoshop at home...)?? the all the Exposure 30s and F22 so you need a black card to cover left site about 28 seconds and you must shake the black card to Avoid to with a black line in the edge of card then you will get the picture.

and go take picture...enjoy that~~~

the other picture with using black card

you can link the youtube ...but the langeage is chinese...
black card

Tags: night view
Comments (10)

Posted by Nero67 on April 09, 2011
Beautiful pics!!!
Posted by Egomezta on April 08, 2011
Just like in the old days.... Thanks for sharing.
Posted by FabioConcetta on April 08, 2011
Great images,congrats!
Posted by Joe1971 on April 08, 2011
beautiful photo!
Posted by lzf on April 08, 2011
nice pics
Posted by Yuritz on April 08, 2011
Thanks for sharing,great idea!
I'll surely try it out
Posted by Jeffplay on April 07, 2011
you can try that . ...
Posted by Sarkao on April 07, 2011
I use black card like shutter for large format analog camera or for covering in darkroom. But I had never try use it for night scenes with digital camera. Thank you:)
Posted by Cammeraydave on April 07, 2011
I like it ...... very analog photoshop ! cool...
Posted by Luissantos84 on April 07, 2011
never heard and never used that black card.. will check that out, one picture is 15s on F11, other is 30s on F22 :) forget.. I havent understood the post, know I am getting the left and right :P

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