6 Free eBooks on Night Photography to Help You Get Started

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Ritesh Saini

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Capturing images at night has its own, unique challenges, but it shouldn’t stop you from exploring this exciting genre. Once you learn how to tackle each of these challenges, you’ll start getting great results.

You’ll need a perfectly steady camera, for those long exposures. Higher ISO settings will sometimes be needed, and that adds noise to the captured image. Not to mention, you got to have patience, as the whole process might become a winding, hit-or-miss exercise. But if you persevere, the end result will 100% be worth it.

It’s not as hard as it sounds above. Once you’ve learned the ropes, you’ll be hooked on night photography! We’ve put together a list of six of our free guides to speed up your learning curve and get to amazing results super fast. Do check them out and download the ones you like to get started.

(Note: If you’d like to get creative with your night photography and explore new ideas, take a look at our night photography creativity prompts.)

Download now → With plenty of practical tips to capture better shots, along with useful examples to go with them, Kent DuFault gives a great overview of beginning your night photography journey with everything you need to know to get started.

Download now → While it requires a bit of an effort to create a good shot of the Milky Way, it can be totally worth it when you do end up with a great image. Learn the step-by-step process to capturing a great Milky Way shot with this guide.

Download now → Photographing architecture is a wonderful avenue to pursue when you want to photograph at night. This guide will show you how to plan a night shoot, what gear is needed, best camera settings to use, and relevant post-processing tips.

Download now → Your night photographs can definitely benefit from certain lenses that are better suited to night photography, with considerations like aperture and flare control. Aaron Seefeld discusses what exactly you should look for in such a lens.

Download now → Night sky photography is a special genre. Imagine having all those stars to yourself in the peace and quiet of evening! If that appeals to you, but you’re not sure where to begin, read this guide.

Download now → Painting with light might sound strange to you but if you haven’t tried it, you are missing out on something that can make photographing at night fun and challenging at the same time. Check out this guide to learn exactly how you can accomplish it.

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If you’re looking for fresh ideas that help beat creativity block, check out our night photography creativity prompts for mini lessons and practical assignments in a super-useful quick format that combines inspiration and learning.

You’ll get 5 night photography creativity prompts spanning 45 pages that contain mini-lessons, guided examples, instant inspiration and 35 shooting assignments.

If you missed out on your copy last time, it’s available again, and on sale right now.

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About Ritesh Saini

Ritesh has been photographing since 2010 and his photographic interests have varied from nature and landscapes to street photography. He recommends the night photography creativity prompts to spark fresh ideas in a super-useful quick format that combines inspiration and learning.

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Since 2012, we’ve grown to a small team of photography enthusiasts from all over the world, teaching over 200,000 students from 180 countries. No matter where your current skill level is, we’d like to help you explore your unique creative side, through photography!

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