ē Turn off that flash Ė There are certain ways to use a flash effectively on a car, but you usually need more than one, and it definitely wonít be the one attached to your camera.
Thus, keep it turned off, and refer to the tripod rule above one more time.
Unless it's a pocket wizard
heehee.. turning night into day
and you surely don't need fancy lighting to get great results; just being creative using the light around ya can yield awesome results..
and i'm not sure if you mentioned not to use any filters at night photography cause of the glare from the filter?
awesome write up though, will definately help those who are wanting to get into it or want some more tips!