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Night Photography: You Can Shoot Stunning Night Photos

You will shoot amazing night photos that impress your family and friends with this complete night photography course!
Instructor:
Phil Ebiner
99,167 students enrolled
English [Auto]
You will learn how to take beautiful night photographs - like the pros!
You will be happier with the photos you shoot than ever before!
You will learn how to shoot light trail photos with your camera
You will know how to use Bulb mode and a shutter release remote to shoot long exposures
You will know what equipment you need to shoot great night photos
You will understand how to set your camera's ISO, shutter speed, and aperture (f-stop) while shooting night photographs
You will learn how to edit night photos to make them look even better

YOU CAN TAKE BEAUTIFUL NIGHT PHOTOS!

That’s why you’re here right?

We’re excited to show you how to take your own amazing night & low-light photos.

With this complete night photography course, you’ll learn the ins and outs from the gear we recommend, the settings we use, the composition tips we have, and the photo editing process we use to end up with award-winning night photos.

Follow us as we head out to Joshua Tree National Park to teach this night photography course!

In this course we combine entertainment education in this complete behind-the-scenes course. We’re not just sitting behind our computer desk, showing you slides. We’re out in the field, showing you exactly what we do to shoot our own night photos.

Key things you will learn in this night photography course:

  • What gear you need for night photography
  • How to prepare for your photography trip
  • Basic camera settings such as shutter speed, aperture, and ISO
  • How to compose beautiful night photos
  • Using a shutter release remote to shoot long exposures
  • How to shoot light trail photos
  • Composing creative night photos of the stars
  • How to shoot photographs of the moon
  • How to edit night photos to make them look even better

Course bonuses

  • Downloadable cheat sheets
  • Behind the scenes lessons
  • Full editing case studies
  • Practical assignments
  • Quizzes to test your knowledge

Why learn from us?

We are three instructors who love photography, and love teaching. We’re the teachers of the best-selling Photography Masterclass. We always take our student’s feedback, and use it to improve our courses. That’s why we created this course in the first place – because fellow students wanted us to create a night photography course.

What students are saying about our courses:

Absolutely loved loved loved this course. – Ashonti

I really like this course. Its the best course I have ever taken on photography. I have come to really like Phil and Sam, and I think if you take the course you will to 😀 – TJ

I loved this course! The basics of photography were fully covered, plenty of practical examples, the tutors were very clear in their explanations and very quick in answering to any question. – Ornella

Perfect course for beginners and intermediate photographers. Duration of the lessons is great you can move at your own pace without needing to sit for hours for just one class. – Omar

If you want to take great night photos, this is the course for you.

Remember, there is a 30-day 100% money-back guarantee. There is no reason to hesitate. Enroll now, see if you enjoy the course, and start shooting better photos today!

Cheers,

Phil, Will, and Sam

Welcome & What is this Course About?

1
Welcome to Night Photography

Welcome to the night photography course. In this lesson, you'll learn what this course is all about.

2
Join the Official Student Photography Group
3
Our 10 Night Photography Commandments

In this lesson of the night photography course, we give you 10 commandments to get you started.

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Equipment for Night Photography

In this lesson of the night photography course, you'll learn about the key equipment we recommend (camera, lenses, filters, tripods, and gear for your adventures).

5
DOWNLOAD: "Don't Forget Me" Night Photography Checklist

Download this checklist to help you remember what to bring on your next night photography adventure.

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OPTIONAL Refresher: Setting Refresher

If you need a refresher on camera settings such as ISO, shutter speed, and aperture, this is the lesson for you. We want to get everyone up to speed for the rest of the lessons.

If you already know your camera settings, this is just an OPTIONAL lecture. Feel free to skip ahead.

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DOWNLOAD: Beginner's Guide to Photography

Here is a downloadable pdf guide to photography that should help you get up to speed with everything we talk about in this course.

Night Photography Demonstration

1
Basics of Night Photography with Will

In this lesson of the night photography course, you'll learn the basics of long exposure photography for photographing the stars.

2
Night Photography with Creative Camera Movements

In this lesson of the night photography course, you'll learn how to add camera movements to your long exposures to get creative star and moon streaks.

3
How to Shoot Light Trails

It's time to have some fun! Phil and Sam show you how to shoot light trails - spelling out words and getting creative with light.

4
Longer Exposures with a Trigger & Night Photos with Foreground Elements

In this lesson of the night photography course, you'll learn how to shoot with a trigger (shutter release mode) in Bulb mode to get exposures longer than 30 seconds.

5
Photographing the Moon

In this lesson of the night photography course, you'll learn how to photograph the moon.

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COURSE BREAK: Check Out Our Ultimate Resource for New Photographers

Editing Night Photos

1
Basic Night Photo Editing

In this photo editing lesson, we go over the basics of editing night photos - going over our step-by-step process.

2
OPTIONAL: Adobe Lightroom Crash Course

In this lesson, go over the basics of Lightroom to get up to speed with the rest of this course.

3
Night Editing Tip 1: Make Stars Pop

In this night photography lesson, learn one editing trick to make star photos pop.

4
Night Editing Tip 2: Improve Skies with Graduated Filters

In this night photography lesson, learn one editing trick to improve night skies with graduated filters.

5
Night Editing Tip 3: Remove Unwanted Airplane Streaks

In this night photography lesson, learn one editing trick to remove things like airplane streaks from your photos.

6
Night Editing Tip 4: Use HSL Panel to Improve Skies and Landscapes

In this night photography lesson, learn one editing trick to play with colors via the HSL Panel tab.

7
Night Editing Tip 5: Remove Digital Noise and Grain

In this night photography lesson, learn one editing trick to remove digital noise and grain from your photos.

8
Phil Edits His Favorite Night Photo

In this lesson of the night photography course, Phil takes his favorite photo from the adventure and walks through an entire edit.

9
Sam Edits His Favorite Night Photo

In this lesson of the night photography course, Sam takes his favorite photo from the adventure and walks through an entire edit.

10
Will Edits His Favorite Night Photo

In this lesson of the night photography course, Will takes his favorite photo from the adventure and walks through an entire edit.

11
Will Edits a Light Trail Photo

In this editing lesson, Will edits another night photo using Photoshop.

12
Exporting Photos: For Posting Online & For Printing

In this lesson of the night photography course, we show you how to export photos - whether you want to post it online or print out.

13
CHEAT SHEET: Export Settings

Here's a quick guide to export settings, no matter what program you use.

Conclusion

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Post a Night Photo
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Do you know your night photography?

Test your knowledge of night photography with this quiz.

3
Thank You & What's Next?

Thank you so much for taking this course! We really appreciate you as a student and hope you learned what you set out to learn!

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How to Edit Together a Star Trail Photo
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