A&P Lens and settings sugestions for night shots

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  1. sirmark

    sirmark HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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    I will be traveling to vegas 2moro and staying for 10 days. I want to get some shots of the strip at night. I just got my d70 and in to photography not to long ago so im not sure about the best way to shoot at night. What lens / settings would you recomend for some good shots of the lights?
     
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    whatever you use make sure you use a tripod.
     
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    tripod, tripod, tripod! since its digital, just play with shutter priority until you get the photo you like. I'd start somewhere around 1 second and adjust accordingly.
     
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    long shutter speeds, its impossible to say what exact speed you'll need. Since you don't have mirror lock up, use a remote or the timer, you'll avoid camera shake that way. And always use a tripod
     
  5. Jcolman

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    Vegas at night is pretty bright. I'd start at 1/30 sec with the lens wide open and go from there. Like the others have said...a tripod is a must.
     
  6. raptor_talon

    raptor_talon Who is the master? Sho'nuff!

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    wideangle would be good.
     
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    definitely. plus, if you get pics of the steet, the headlight streaks will look sweet! the strip lights can be bright in certain areas but just play with shutter speeds and find the one that works best for you.
     

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