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.

New Canon low-light sensor can record images in pitch dark

New Canon low light sensor can record images in pitch dark

A new Canon full frame sensor is capable of recording faint stars and capturing images in extreme low light.

DIY Photography Hacks: build a light painting kit – what to use & what to wear

DIY Photography Hacks: build your own light painting kit

In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to get creative with some common household items and build your own light painting kit for hours of long exposure fun.

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.

Best digital camera features for low-light photography: all the specs you need

The best digital camera features for low-light photography: specs you need to have

If you shoot low light photography, not just any camera will do. We compile the key digital camera features you need for shooting effective night photography.

9 creative photo ideas to try in January 2013

9 creative photo ideas to try in January: shoot still life photography with food from your fridge

To kick off 2013, we have some excellent new photo ideas for January that will have you playing with light, perspective – even your food!

This month our list covers fun projects like clever bokeh effects, seasonal flora and fauna, not to mention some still life photography we guarantee you haven’t tried before.

Camera tricks: make fake moonlight photos in-camera

Camera tricks: how to make fake moonlight photos in-camera

Looking for fun photo ideas? Below we show you how to do one of our favourite camera tricks: adjusting your camera’s white balance and exposure compensation settings to create fake moonlight photos in-camera.

Behind The Image: David Clapp is dancing in the moonlight with a Canon EOS-1D X

Behind The Image: David Clapp on dancing in the moonlight with a Canon EOS-1D X

In his latest guest blog post, professional photographer David Clapp recounts his ongoing night photography experiments shooting in moonlight and how one of the biggest challenges is retaining the sense of night. To read about and see more of his work, follow David on Facebook or visit David’s photo blog.