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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The city at night is a fantastic place for photography. But you’ll want to get there just after sunset. In this tutorial we explain how the twilight hours are perfect for capturing atmospheric pictures of illuminated buildings and city landmarks.
Digital SLRs are great for night photography, but you might find that some of your pictures don’t come out well. In this quick tutorial we’ll explain some of the best settings for night photography when shooting in some of the common low-light conditions.
Photographing cities at night can prove challenging for many photographers who struggle to get an accurate exposure. In this urban night photography tutorial we explain how to mix artificial and natural light for a more balanced shot.
In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.
In our latest instalment we look at how Norwegian photographer Ole Salomonsen captured this dramatic picture of the aurora borealis.