Join Mikkel Aaland for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting night scenes in a city, part of Travel Photography: Portrait of a City Neighborhood.
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Male: The cities come alive at night. Just transformed by the light.…Whole different crowds of people come out at night.…Last night, I was down here on Green Street.…And you can see behind me it, it's an interesting street, but boy at…night you should just see it come alive with the, the lights and the people.…Came down here and started off shooting…the camera handheld with a pretty high ISO.…I have a vibration reduction built into the lens,…so I could shoot a fairly slow shutter speed handheld.…
So, got some nice shots, just before it got completely dark,…so that we have this nice blue sky in the background.…really transform this street.…And that was all done handheld. Secret there is just the high ISO.…Im, images are going to be a little bit noisy,…a little but grainy, but I can fix that later in post if I wanted.…because that grain actually adds a nice effect.…Then went down to the corner of Broadway and…Columbus and wanted to do something a little different.…And there I needed I needed a tripod, because I wanted to get…
In this course, photographer and teacher Mikkel Aaland explores one of the oldest and most beautiful neighborhoods of San Francisco: North Beach, home to iconic architecture, beautiful vistas, delicious food, and more than a few interesting people. He explores the area on foot over a three-day period, taking you up hills, inside restaurants and shops, and into encounters with people on the street. Along the way, learn how to take advantage of natural light, shoot a city at night, pack and prep for travel shoots, and enhance your images in post-production.