Not much is needed in the way of equipment: No special lenses required, a standard 35mm or 50mm lens is good, 24-70mm zoom is good. No flash or tripod required.
Trick or Treat, night time subjects abound. Just look for interesting autos or buses or buildings or people or animals or restaurants, or motorcycles or….whatever. Just handhold and shoot. Use the light from street lamps, store fronts, traffic, traffic lights, door openings, or windows to illuminate your subject. Experiment with levels of lighting and longer and shorter shutter speeds. Above all have fun with the experience… get something you really like, tune it up and submit it to F-Stops entries. Share your stuff with your fellow members and see it up there at the November meeting. Happy shooting!
There are lots of websites with excellent tutorials and tips on night shooting; here, for example, are three worth checking out ….
Christopher Broughton has over 30 years of extensive photographic experience working professionally with sensitized photographic materials, digital capture media and technology as a photographer, educator, lecturer and exhibitor.