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Old 03-03-2007, 01:23 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by DanyoCanDrift View Post
wow awesome advice on how to get such clean pictures like that...longer exposures?, tri-pod?...iso/shutter-speed settings? I am learning how to take good night pictures but just cant seem to get it right....using a canon 20d with 580ex flash...what camera and lens are you using?
Longer exposure for low light. Tripod is a must if you plan on shooting something with a shutter speed less than 1/250 handheld. ISO; the lower it is=less noise in the pics, so if you're using a tripod, it's not too big of a deal.
A 20d is a nice camera. If you want to take low light photos handheld without a flash, look into getting the Canon 50mm 1.8 prime lens. $70 and is amazing. A flash isn't always necessary at night for car pics since it'll reflect off the cars, and people don't usually try for that. I'd suggest reading the manual some more, check out and search around, and just keep playing with the camera.
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