Night photography offers photographers the chance to create mysterious, beautiful, and exciting images through the use of creative exposure. The following visual aid will give you an introduction to the basics of night photography and how to properly expose images in low light:
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When taking photos at night it is important to make sure your exposure is correctly set and your camera is stable (preferably with a tripod). The most difficult part of night photography I had was properly framing a shot. Because of the lack of light and that I couldn’t really see what was in the viewfinder (for very dark shoots) there was a lot of guesswork.
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