Create professional long-exposure shots after dark with these 10 tips

Long exposure photography
(Image credit: Joey Kyber)

With long exposure photography, movement is captured stylishly, offering an expanded view of the ordinary and showing something that cannot be viewed with the naked eye. 

Even the most advanced camera technology can not produce these images alone, and the photographer must have the right knowledge, equipment and, hopefully, a trick or two up their sleeves. With these things, you will be able to get the most out of the camera’s long shutter speeds and create magical images.

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Kim Bunermann
Technique Editor

Kim is the Technique Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine. She specializes in architecture, still life and product photography and has a Master's degree in Photography and Media with a distinction from the FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in Germany. While studying, Kim came to the UK for an exchange term at the London College of Communication. She settled in the UK and began her career path by joining Future. Kim focuses on tutorials and creative techniques, and particularly enjoys interviewing inspiring photographers who concentrate on a range of fascinating subjects including women in photography, the climate crisis; the planet, its precious creatures and the environment.

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