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Category Archives: Night Photography

Beautiful Nightscapes usually have some foreground elements. This can often be a silhouette, but being able to see elements in the foreground can be very helpful as well. One of our favorite images capture in Bryce National Park was enhanced with some light painting. Consider both images, and see which you like more. Foreground Subject […]

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We’ve gone over basic gear and camera settings, and now its time to start talking about what you are shooting. Composure in night photography is made more difficult by the darkness of it all. Your foreground is made up mostly of silhouettes (unless you are light painting, more on that in a future post), which […]

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Last post, we talked about basic gear. This post, we’ll talk about camera settings. But first, lets talk about star movement. Star Movement Stars move across the sky. This isn’t actually true, as this movement is caused by the earth’s rotation, but we’ll ignore that for now. For our purposes, the stars move, and we […]

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The Night Sky can be a beautiful thing, and long exposure nighttime photography can expose that beauty to anyone with the right (affordable) equipment. As complete beginners in this area, we thought we could share what we have learned as we enjoyed a week in Bryce Canyon recently and spent a few of our nights there […]

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