Category Archives: Night and Low Light

LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY BY MOONLIGHT ~ Adrian Skiles

Moonlight can provide a different way of producing wonderful and mesmerizing photographs in both color and black and white. The mood conveyed in moonlight photography can be quite different than in other lighting circumstances. Good Article…

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Blood Moon 2018: How to photograph the total lunar eclipse on 27 July 2018 ~ Jamie Carter

The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century will occur on 27 July 2018, and it will be visible to all photographers in the UK – clear skies allowing.  The spectacle will see the moon turn an orangey, reddish … Continue reading

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The beginner’s guide to photographing the night sky ~ Jamie Carter

Night-sky photography is getting very popular, and the internet – particularly Instagram – is full of stunning images of star fields and the Milky Way. They may look like highly polished images taken by photographers with years of experience, but … Continue reading

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Astrophotography: How-to guides, tips and videos on getting your best shots ~ Digital Camera

Astrophotography might make you think of prohibitively expensive camera kit and complicated techniques, but there aren’t necessary for successful captures.  In fact, even with just a basic DSLR, a tripod and a shutter release cable, there’s a lot you can … Continue reading

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How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples) ~ Jason D. Little

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing upon objects that are billions of years old and light years away, yet so many … Continue reading

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7 Tips For Making Better Photos In Mist And Fog ~ Jason D. Little

I don’t know about you, but on days when fog or mist dominate the atmosphere I feel similarly overcome by sluggishness. Staring out the window into the haze, I figure I’ll just take it easy while I wait for conditions … Continue reading

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HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE ~ Phil Moore

It’s that time of year again. Christmas is upon us. Your tree is all decorated and presents are piled up underneath. So how do you take photos of your Christmas tree? Here are a few tips: Link…

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HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ~ Keith Jones

Holiday lights brighten the mood no matter where they are. They might be in a downtown area, at a mall, or even at your own home. For those who love taking pictures, those lights can represent an opportunity to capture … Continue reading

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12 Tips for Better Nighttime Event Photography ~ Ben McKechnie

There’s no way around it: doing nighttime event photography is tricky. Festivals, ceremonies, parties, and parades involve fast action, difficult lighting conditions, and hectic environments. It’s no wonder that first attempts at nighttime event photography often result in blurry and … Continue reading

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This Eclipse Photo Shows the Power of Shooting RAW ~ Michael Zhang

Here’s an eye-opening example that shows the power of shooting RAW. Photographer Dan Plucinski captured a beautiful photo of the solar eclipse yesterday, and this is the before-and-after comparison showing the straight-out-of-camera image (on left) compared to the edited one … Continue reading

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