Trying to photograph the night sky but light pollution is getting in the way? Landscape and astrophotographer Jess Santos shares her knowledge regarding light pollution and how to combat it when you’re taking nightscape images. Watch and learn to understand the Bortle Scale, how to find locations, what filters to use, and more.
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Curious about how to get started in night photography? From landscapes to cityscapes, Gabriel Biderman of National Parks at Night offers a beginner’s guide on how to take photos at night.
Have you photographed at night? What sort of experiences have you had? Tell us!
Have you ever wondered how to get started in deep-sky astrophotography? Brian Fulda shares his astrophotography tips for photographing deep space, on topics such as beginner mistakes, astrophotography equipment, and thorough planning.
What are your tips for photographing the night sky? Share them with us in the Comments section.
Travel photographer Susan Magnano shares five photography tips for light painting. Learn the basics of this technique, from choosing gear to how camera settings affect your image, and you will be able to enhance your nightscape images and capture creative portraits!
For more night photography-related tips and content, turn to Explora's Night Photography site.
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In this photography tutorial, you will learn how to photograph the night sky in a way that stands out. Sony Alpha Imaging Collective member and travel photographer Autumn Schrock shares her photography composition tips to improve your astro photos.
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Nate Luebbe, aka @nateinthewild, shares his five astrophotography tips for beginners. You’ll learn the ins and outs of capturing the night sky, such as photographing the Milky Way or Aurora Borealis, focusing on stars, choosing your camera settings, and more.
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Have you ever wanted to take beautiful nightscape photos? Are you looking for night photography ideas? Landscape and astrophotographer Rachel Jones Ross not only teaches you how to take better photos at night, but how to create magical nighttime images. Her tips include scouting locations, using the PhotoPills app, changing your perspective, and more.
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When it comes to moon photography, you might have many questions. How do you prepare for a moon photo shoot? What camera settings should you use? What gear do you need? Maria answers all these questions as she shows you how to photograph the moon!
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14 Tips for Shooting the Moon
Just because we can’t travel right now doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy outdoor photography! During this DIY home photo shoot, Maria Perez talks about long-exposure photography settings (such as ISO, aperture, and shutter speed) and recommends gear to use, such as an ND filter. Watch along as she experiments with photographing a DIY waterfall, a bonfire, and light painting.
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Last week, we went to Cincinnati for BLINK, "one of the largest light, art and projection mapping events in the nation." We spoke to one of the photographers attending the event about BLINK and what it's like documenting the event.
Have you attended BLINK?
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Join B&H’s Gabe Biderman as he provides tips on how to incorporate light writing into your photography. In the video, Biderman discusses camera settings, light sources, and accessories for maximizing the creative possibilities this technique offers. Read more about night photography here. Be sure to drop by BandH.com for more videos, informational articles, and more.
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In this installment of our night photography series, Gabe Biderman, from National Parks at Night, teaches us how to capture star trails effectively. Good technique is critical to photographing star trails, as is having a stable tripod and the proper settings, so be sure to listen to Biderman’s excellent tips. Read more about night photography here. For more on everything photography, make sure to stop by BandH.com
3,998 Views· Posted 03/14/2019
Interested in night photography? Want a deep dive into the types of cameras that are best suited to this genre? You are in luck! Educator, author, and co-founder of National Parks at Night, Gabriel Biderman is here to give us a seriously detailed look at some of the most popular cameras for night photography. Biderman talks about megapixel counts, sensitivity ranges, and other concerns photographers may have while providing numerous examples and comparisons. Read more about night photography
855 Views· Posted 03/14/2019
In this video, photographer Gabriel Biderman shares his picks for best cameras for night photography. Biderman stresses that most new cameras have specs that make them capable of taking high-quality photos, so much of your decision will come down to application and personal preference. From the Canon EOS R, with its large viewfinder, to the
2,888 Views· Posted 03/12/2019
In this B&H video, National Parks at Night workshop leader Gabriel Biderman braves the elements to share valuable tips about setting up your camera for night photography. Starting with a photograph shot in program mode, Biderman explains how choosing manual mode at night allows you to explore the variables of ISO, aperture, and shutter speed for ultimate control.
Next, with his camera set to manual, Biderman demonstrates how adjusting your shutter speed can be used to emphasize moving elements in a long exposure image. Similarly, he