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Poring Over the Picture

Shooting long exposures of cityscapes at night is not nearly as difficult as you might think. The real keys to success are a steady camera and a great subject. The camera will do all the heavy lifting for you. This image was taken on a recent photowalk through the monuments in Washington, DC. It was enhanced by some low clouds that were lit up by the city lights.


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ISO 200 • 8 sec. • f/9 • 18mm lens

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