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

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5. The Night Life

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How to Succeed in Nocturnal Scenarios

What symbolizes the night to you? A classic cityscape? An epic star trail? The night life can offer many creative and challenging opportunities. As with anything you do, the more you practice the better you will become. When I committed to shooting every full moon, my portfolio of night images took a turn for the better. In this chapter, I go over the wide variety of scenarios you might encounter once the sun goes down, as well as the best ways to capture them. Put yourself in as many of these situations as possible to see which ones you enjoy the ...

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