Low light levels make night photography a challenging yet rewarding subject. The best results require specialized equipment, like SLR cameras, tripods, cable releases and flashguns. After sunset, the everyday world is magically transformed, and city buildings, fireworks, thunderstorms and the northern lights all become popular subjects.
Today we prepared something special for you, a wonderful photography collection. We want to show you the beauty of the fascinating night in the art work of some skilled photographers and artists. The lights playing around urban or rural environments will carry you away in “wonderland”, 100 times.
When the sun goes down and sky gradually turns dark doesn’t mean you’ll have to keep your camera in the bag. In fact, it is during the night where some of the most beautiful photos are snapped. No doubt shooting under low light is challenging, but by getting familiar with the shutter speed, exposures, lightning and taking advantages of surrounding objects often help compensate the light and create amazing output.
Night Photography often got its own attraction and capturing a good night photography requires your skills and also whether your camera is capable of night photography. You may need a camera which able to keep its shuttle open for a longer time.
With the end of the Olympics in Beijing, all eyes turned for a moment to London, site of the upcoming 2012 Summer Olympics. While looking for good photographs of London, I was contacted by London photographer Jason Hawkes, who had some wonderful images of London, seen from above at night (from a helicopter, to be exact) - some of which which he's agreed to let me share here. From Jason: "Shooting aerial photography during the daytime had its own difficulties, you are strapped tightly into a harness leaning out of the helicopter, shouting directions through the headsets to the pilot.