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Crucial Night Photography Tips


Want a pro photography tip? Read this article from the blog that describes how to capture star trails like this.



Essential Apps for Night Shooting


These two iPhone and iPad apps are absolutely essential in order to be successful with night landscape photography. You need to be able to plan your shot based on what the night sky looks like to be able to capture star trails, and photograph the Milky Way. Most importantly, you have to know in advance where the moon will be, in order to avoid light pollution and be able to see the stars.
1. The Photographer's Ephemeris
2. Sky Safari 4



Critical Gear


Make sure you head over the night photography equipment page to see what kind of camera and lens gear it takes to produce quality images at night.

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Falling Star Trails Over the Golden Gate, San Francisco

So many elements came together to make this photo an amazing experience to take. The clarity of the night allowed me to photograph the star trails over a 45 minute exposure , which allowed a ferry to come to port in the Bay right at the end.

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