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How can I take a photo of the nyc skyline at night? Do I need a flash?

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NO a flash would bleach it out in the foreground and darken the back ground. You would want even lighting across the whole picture to get a nice effect of lights and any still showing clouds being lit by refelection

. Photos like night skies are taken using a tipod and a time exposure setting. The speed of the ISO also helps to set the exposure needed. So lets say you set the ISO to 400 the shutter speed would likely be about 1/30th of a second, depending on the ambient light.

Once you set the ISO put the camera on automatic and let it choose the settings. When you look through the lense make a note of the metering the camera has chosen and write it down for future use when you want to vary it or create some different effects, like using it with a starburts filter etc and raising the EV value 1 point up or down to get more or less lighting or depth of field.

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