Shinjuku Night walks, after dark.
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Shinjuku Night walks, after dark.

When the sun sets in Tokyo, the city blinks neon and takes on a new identity. opportunity to take photos with light displays. Enjoy these street shots of Shinjuku after dark. Night comes and the streets of Shinjuku become full of people looking for a good time. Places like Kabukicho and Omoide Yokocho are filled with places to drink and eat. They literally overflow with people out looking for a good time.

It requires you to manipulate ISO, aperture, and shutter speed among many other things. Follow these eight useful techniques to help you shoot in the dark. Once you learn the basics, you’ll find out that night photography is really fun. Don’t be afraid to experiment and you’ll be rewarded with stunning images you’ll be proud of.

The main challenge when photographing at night is getting a proper exposure.

  1. Find a Tripod or Something for Support
  2. Use manual focus
  3. Use low ISO if possible
  4. Shoot RAW
  5. Take test shots
  6. Bracket your photos
  7. Shoot in Aperture Priority Mode for static subjects
  8. Play with different shutter speeds
Photography Night view in the Shinjuku district in Tokyo
Photography Night view in the Shinjuku district in Tokyo
Godzilla Road at Night, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Godzilla Road at Night, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Kabukicho District, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Kabukicho District, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Kabukicho is a night life area in Tokyo which has many neon strip light.
Kabukicho is a night life area in Tokyo which has many neon strip light.
Street junction and pedestrian crossing at night, Shinjuku Tokyo
Street junction and pedestrian crossing at night, Shinjuku Tokyo
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