Tag Archives | night photography

How to Photograph Star Trails

When I started Photography Roundtable, I wanted to create usable content that you could use to help you create stunning images and most importantly, photographs you could be proud to show off. One of the most effective ways of doing that is creative video content. Just recently, I’ve had the time to do just that. […]

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Light Painting with Steel Wool

By Dan Giuliante No matter how old you are just about everyone loves to play with fire, and if you’re a fellow photographer, it’s even better!!!  In this tutorial I will take you from start to finish in how to create great images with steel wool. Before I begin telling you how to create your […]

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You Don’t Need Expensive Gear

At one time or another, every photographer will learn that it isn’t the photography gear you use that makes great photos. No matter how much money you spend on cameras, lenses, or accessories, great photography is the result of some combination of planning, technical knowledge, an artistic eye, and luck before the effects of gear […]

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Night Photography and Hyperfocal Tips – Jennifer Wu Episode 154

Jennifer Wu is a landscape photographer who was actually requested to be on the Photography Roundtable Podcast a long time ago. So, contacting Jennifer had been on my radar for a while. When I finally did, I was pleased that we had a pretty quick turn around from first contact to interview. Sand Dunes at […]

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How to Photograph Meteor Showers

As astrophotography (the photography of stars) becomes more popular, more people want to know how to photograph more events that occur in the night sky. There’s a lot that goes on while you sleep. In fact, some of my favorite photo experiences have happened while I’m filming or shooting at night. It’s amazing to see […]

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Why Can’t I See the Milky Way?

Short answer: You’re in an area that has too much light pollution. However, short answers don’t make for great photography articles, so I’m going to give you the long answer. As the earth’s population continues to congregate in areas that are becoming closer to one another, the issue of light pollution has become disastrous for […]

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5 Tips for Using Flash in Landscapes

I feel like a lot of photographers view the techniques of portraits and landscapes as complete opposites, almost like you cannot cross tools or creative shooting strategies. The use of flash immediately comes to mind. Now, I’m as guilty as anyone else. I could probably count on one hand the amount of times that I’ve […]

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What is ETTR?

Night photographers are able to do more and more through the improvements of technology. Cameras are becoming more light sensitive as well as better equipped to shoot during low light situations. Take the Nikon D810A for example. It was specifically designed for astrophotography. The biggest issue in night photography is the problem of light pollution, also […]

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Getting Nerdy With Night Photography – Adam Woodworth Episode 71

The first time Adam Woodworth joined me on the Photography Roundtable Podcast, we barely had the chance to get into the technical side of night photography. You can only talk about so much in a thirty minute window. Thankfully, Adam agreed to come on the show again in such a short amount of time. Since […]

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