After the sun has set, night brings a new an exciting challenge for photographers. Moonlight, stars, long exposures, light painting, and light trails are all techniques to try, and objects to capture on camera. Grab your tripod, and join us after the jump for 100 absolutely stunning night-time photographs along with tips and tutorials for shooting your own!
Here is a quick selection of tutorials, tips and articles that can help you to further your own experience in this field. Don't forget to share your own advice and experience in the comments!
Light painting is the process of photographing at night and illuminating the scene by moving the camera, or a handheld light/torch. The actual source of the light doesn’t need to appear in the photo, but the technique gives you the flexibility to cast light on only certain aspects of a scene. It can lead to some really stunning effects!
In this video tutorial, we’ll take a look at the equipment needed to experiment with light painting, go behind the scenes on location, and walk through the the different images produced during the shoot.
Shooting outside at night is no easy task if you don’t enjoy the unprofessional and merciless glare of a built-in flash. Today we’ll shed some light on the subject and discuss how you should approach venturing into the darkness with your camera loaded and ready to take on the world.
We’ll focus on four different styles that you can use as a springboard for your creativity!