While out doing night photography with a group , I took a break from shooting the lake and stars and walked around Lost Lake Park. You can see my lake and stars photos in last week's post. Even with the lights on at the park, it was quite dark. Being in the middle of the… Continue reading Lost Lake Park
A group of us went out to Lost Lake to shoot at night, with hope to see the northern lights. Supposedly, it was good aurora season, we’re not quite sure. I don’t think we saw much if anything. The sky was not filled with brilliant colors and light as we hoped, just a bit of… Continue reading Lost Lake By Night
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
There are numerous ways to do photography at night, for the majority of my night photography I’ve simply done single long exposure shots. So all the light would be captured on film or on the sensor in a single shot. If you are using a high ISO and wide shutter, you end up with a… Continue reading Interval Shooting at Night
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
Here’s almost everything pulled out of my typical bag I carry for a night photography shoot. It is a bit more than I normally carry, but night is a little less forgiving and you’re need a bit more equipment. Coffee and warm gloves might be most important. Camera with Bulb Setting Memory Card or Film… Continue reading What’s in my night photography bag?
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
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