Wednesday, December 29, 2010
You can keep your camera dry under awnings
and in doorways as you photograph the
street scene at night. The wet streets add
a lot of colour. Shoot at dusk to keep a bit of
colour in the sky.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Shoot your night shots before it's actually
night. That's about a half hour after sunset
when the brightness inside the building
is about the same as that of the darkening
sky. The colour contrast is always attractive
and you can see the outline of the building.
A few minutes later when the sky is black,
it's too late.
Monday, December 6, 2010
Find fill light reflected by a building.
My subject was back lit by a cloud filtered
sun and needed fill light on his face. I put
him next to a white building which was
reflecting a lot of light into his face. And
I turned on my flash too, which puts light in