San Francisco Night Photography Workshops

Take some amazing night photos of San Francisco Urban Scenes using handheld ( high ISO ) and tripod shots ( low ISO ). Bring a fast prime lens if you have one. This is a 5 hour night photography workshop where we will shoot the essence of San Francisco.

Workshop Dates :  June 20 – July 20, 2019
Shooting Locations : Ferry Building, San Francisco City Hall, Palace of Fine Arts
Workshop Fee: $ 175 per student. TTime: 6-10 pm. One Hour Orientation:
Meeting Place: Cafe Trieste ( North Beach ) next to Columbus. This is my favorite cafe to hang out.

What you need to bring:
A Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax DSLR Camera, wide angle & telephoto, Sturdy Tripod,etc.
Pen and notepad. Bring a copy of the triangle of exposure to our shoot.
Who is attending
: to be announced


I used a Pentax K20D with 18-55mm, ISO 6400, 1/50, F5.6


Subject Matter
: Urban landscapes, Seacapes at night, People, Architecture

Technical topics: Mastering the three most popular exposure settings ( Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual ), Color correction techniques using White Balance Settings, and Picture Styles, Exposure Compensation experiment ( effects of over and under exposure ). Shooting handheld night scenes with high ISO settings and low ISO settings with a Tripod. Shooting long exposures in color and black & white settings.

Travel Tripods I recommend

You can buy a light and sturdy tripod for between $ 125 – $ 200. Here is my list.