Photo Anatomy: photographing the aurora borealis in stunning detail

Photo Anatomy: photographing the aurora borealis in stunning detail

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.

Moonlight photography tips for making magical midnight landscapes

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: moonlight photography tips making magical midnight landscapes

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our professional photographer offers our apprentice his best moonlight photography tips for using long exposures and light-painting techniques to create amazing midnight landscape images.

Night photography ideas: light painting your subject over ultra-long exposures

Night photography ideas: light painting your subject over ultra-long exposures

If you’re looking for new night photography ideas to boost your creative output after dark, painting with light is the perfect technique, which can be used with just about any subject. In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how light painting your subject while shooting in your camera’s Bulb mode can help you create a range of different moods in your images.

Color Photography: achieving accurate tones at night

Night photography settings your camera wants you to use

Our latest post in our series on color photography explores some of the common photography problems encountered with different light sources when shooting in low light. Find out how you can use mixed lighting in your night photography and get the most accurate color balance possible.

Night Sky Photography: pro secrets for stunning moonlight landscapes

Night Sky Photography: pro secrets for stunning moonlight landscapes

You may think it seems counter-intuitive to shoot landscapes once the sun has disappeared and light levels drop, but night sky photography actually has a special quality that brings a completely new dimension to your images. Find out what secrets the pros use to take stunning moonlit landscapes.