Towers at Night on Film

Nikon F6, Portra 160, f/8, 30min

I recently got back some film that had a couple of night shots from the Grand Meetup in October. I was quite happy with the result, the photo above was about a 30 minute exposure shot on Kodak Portra 160. A straight scan with no color adjustments, which is what I love about film, you… Continue reading Towers at Night on Film

Tripod Not Required

Brooklyn Bridge, f/2.4, 1/45, ISO 3200

Night photography usually means bringing a tripod and setting up for long exposures. This doesn’t have to always be the case, here are two ideas on taking some shots at night, no tripod required. Bokeh Lights One such type of shot you can take without a tripod is bokeh lights. Bokeh is simply the aesthetic… Continue reading Tripod Not Required

Banff at Night

f/2.8, 15s, ISO 3200

My team had a meetup in Banff, Canada which is a Canadian National Park located in the Rocky Mountains. I was a little concerned being in the mountains, in Canada, in January; I’m from California and all. Thankfully, the temperatures weren’t too bad and I was able to get myself out 3 out of the… Continue reading Banff at Night

Intro to Night Photography

Overview The long exposures of night photography allow for surprises and interesting results, but low light and long exposures can be a bit tricky. This guide will help you get started with night photography plus include a few tips and tricks I’ve picked up while shooting at night. The camera captures time in a way… Continue reading Intro to Night Photography