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Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Tim Cooper, Gabriel Biderman

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1. Equipment

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The Right Tools for the Night Job

Photography is like cooking pasta. In the beginning, we tend to throw a lot of photos (like spaghetti) at the wall and see what sticks. Do you like portraits or landscapes? Are you a wide-angle specialist or an abstract macro artist? Who you are as a person should resonate in your photography. As we get more experienced, our photographic style becomes more focused and our images are cooked to perfection. And as any proper cook knows, having the right tools helps you create real masterpieces.

A lot of the equipment we use to shoot during the day will also be helpful in creating inspirational images ...

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