Archive for the ‘Night Photography’ Category

Like many other photographers I captured this month’s full moon which occurred on Sunday August 10, 2014. I’d like to share a few things I learned with others interested in this subject. Knowing that the moon would appear full, both the day before and the day after the full moon I took a look at […]


A recent trip to a local fair proved to be a fun photo op. The real treat came when sunset arrived in a brilliant display against the decorative rides and colorful lights. After nightfall the lit up rides provided a great subject for night photography and abstract motion blurs. A tripod was needed for the […]


As the sun lowered itself past the horizon a peaceful calm came over the bay. I could hear the sea birds and waterfowl calling to one another while settling in for the night. The sun painted the sky with a beautiful pastel gradient of color that deepened with every second. I used my 6-stop neutral […]


This Is It!

10Sep13

When I go on a photography outing I hope for at least one good picture … one that I can look at and really like. On a recent outing to photograph the Philly skyline and Ben Franklin Bridge at night I shot a lot of different compositions from several different vantage points. Technically several of […]


While on a recent, South Jersey Camera Club trip to Chincoteague, Virginia one of the highlights for me was photographing before sunrise. The first image below can really be considered a night shot. We certainly had to wake up in the wee hours in order to get to our first location, which was near this […]