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2020 Holiday Gift Guide for night photographers
Creating surreal images using tilt effects with LensBaby Edge 35 Optic
Lensbaby takes you into a new realm of creativity
Locking it down: Reviewing the mighty Robus RTH-1050 ball head
Lens choices for night photography
Using Aurora HDR with night photography
Mobile Mondays: Simple, effective mobile video with a smartphone rig
Huge deals to end your week from B&H
Photographing the Perseid meteor shower
How I got the photo: The Car Forest night photo
How I pack for night photography — tips for organizing your camera backpack
Why should you use a DSLR in 2020?

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Lens choices for night photography

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500px Photo ID: 77680955 - How this bus stays up, I'm not sure. I came up here Thursday evening. There were two photographers, Matt and Justin, already here, but they left shortly afterwards for Bodie ghost town in California. I immediately began shooting, a bit dissatisfied with the shots I had taken the previous night, as the moon was blotted out by huge thunder clouds, and everything was very dark, not so conducive for this sort of light painting photography. Tonight was definitely better!

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Why should you use a DSLR in 2020?

Mirrorless cameras are the future. Most companies are releasing mirrorless cameras, and many are filled with amazing tech. So what reasons would there be to still use a DSLR? Turns out there’s a few. And not to worry, this is

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Using Aurora HDR with night photography

At first blush, I am an unusual photographer to write about HDR software. After all, I do night photography, where it typically isn’t used as much. And us night photographers tend to handle wide dynamic range largely by the way

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Huge deals to end your week from B&H

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Photographing the Perseid meteor shower

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500px Photo ID: 77680955 - How this bus stays up, I'm not sure. I came up here Thursday evening. There were two photographers, Matt and Justin, already here, but they left shortly afterwards for Bodie ghost town in California. I immediately began shooting, a bit dissatisfied with the shots I had taken the previous night, as the moon was blotted out by huge thunder clouds, and everything was very dark, not so conducive for this sort of light painting photography. Tonight was definitely better!

Outside the historic mining town of Goldfield, NV, in a desert dotted by Joshua Trees, you can see a field of old cars that are wildly painted and jammed into the ground at unlikely angles. This is the International Car Forest of the Last Church, created by Michael

How I got the photo: The Car Forest night photo

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Read More
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