Long exposure photography: how to set up your camera for perfect exposures

Long exposure photography: how to set up your camera for perfect exposures

In low light conditions or for creative effect, make better use of long exposure photography to extend your photographic boundaries

8 lessons you can learn by shooting landscapes at night

7 night photography tips for the architectural photographer

You don’t have to restrict yourself to daylight hours for shooting landscapes, you can shoot them during the night as well, and there are some great lessons that you’ll learn along the way.

Best camera settings for shooting handheld

Best camera settings for shooting handheld (free cheat sheet)

In our new cheat sheet we suggest some of the best camera settings for to use to give yourself the best advantage shooting handheld. Remember, these are just a starting point. Master these and from there you can exploring your creativity!

How to photograph light trails of cars: a simple guide to taking pictures of traffic

How to photograph light trails of cars: a jargon-free guide to taking pictures of traffic

Struggling with your long exposures? Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about how to photograph light trails of cars can be found in this expert tutorial.

Lighting gels: how to use an orange CTO gel to neutralise orange backgrounds

Lighting gels: how to use an orange CTO gel to neutralise orange backgrounds

Orange backgrounds can be a casualty of using flash at night. In this quick guide we’ll show you how lighting gels like an orange CTO gel can help neutralise the colour in your backgrounds.

Star trails: how to use your camera’s Bulb mode to capture stunning long exposures

Star trails: how to use your camera's Bulb mode to capture stunning long exposures

Star trails are a popular subject to shoot this time of year, but knowing how to use your camera’s Bulb mode setting is the only way you’ll get an exposure long enough to capture the classic night photography effect you’re after. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to hold the shutter open as long as you like.

Creative photography ideas: create light trails with sparklers

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If you’re looking for a great New Year’s Eve photo idea or simply struggling to find creative photography ideas to keep you busy on dark nights, we’ve got the perfect thing for you. Sparklers allow you to create golden light trails and shapes, and they’re cheap to buy and easy to use.

ISO settings in low light: when, and how, to increase your camera’s sensitivity

ISO settings in low light: when, and how, to increase your camera's sensitivity

You can get some great pictures in low light, but only if you know how, and when, to use your camera’s ISO settings. In this tutorial we show you everything you need to know.

Best camera settings for taking pictures at twilight

Best camera settings for taking pictures at twilight

Do you struggle with colour rendition and sharpness when shooting in low light? In this quick guide we run through some of the best camera settings for taking pictures at twilight.

How to photograph the moon: an easy way to shoot moon pictures full of detail

How to photograph the moon: the easy way to shoot moon pictures with amazing detail

Taking pictures of the moon is one of the more popular subjects in night photography – but it’s also quite tricky to get right. In this tutorial we show you how to photograph the moon using a simple tried and tested technique that is certain to give you moon pictures you’ll be proud of.