How to photograph cityscapes at night

Here is the final result of the cityscape night photo:

Step 1. Shoot on a tripod your monument from above so you don’t have a pitch-black sky

Step 2. Shoot at f/16 so you get that star effect on the city light:

Step 3. Set your ISO the lowest possible to not get too much noise. And set your camera with a slow shutter speed so you get the car streaks:

Then upload it to Lightroom and develop the photo. Here is the final result:

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