Night Photography Through Window Glass with HandlePod

Imagine a gorgeous night cityscape seen through the glass of an urban highrise. It could be a hotel window, a restaurant, a meeting room or any space with a spectacular view. It begs for a photograph, particularly a long exposure with traffic trails or multiple brackets merged into an HDR tonemap. But you have no tripod and the scene demands camera stabilization.

Window Shot and hand edited small

Hold HandlePod against window glass for low light exposures.

A Low light urban night vista through glass is a common situation that would typically require a tripod. But Handlepod makes it easy to use glass as a camera support. Simply move the camera to the back of the slotted mount, hold the HandlePod’s rubber feet against the glass, aim and shoot. Be sure to use a remote release or the camera’s self timer to fire the shutter.

This will work with any camera up to a consumer DSLR with a normal or short zoom lens. Position the lens as close to the glass as possible to eliminate reflections from room lights. If the room is brightly lit you may want to position you body close to the camera to block reflections.

Use HandlePod for Night Photos Through Widows

Window Las Vegas

Night shot through Las Vegas hotel window.

Shooting low light night photography though window glass is another example of HandlePod’s versatility. Anything you can press the HandlePod against with your hand provides instant camera stabilization. Window glass is another example of the countless objects that can be used as a camera support. All it takes is a HandlePod and your hand.

 

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