Recently I went to capture some after dark, low-light photos. It’s amazing how everyday objects look when the light of day has gone, they take on strange shapes and textures. It’s a great time to experiment and explore these effects, capturing the feeling created by natural and artificial light in a scene. Most nights here have been foggy which adds an eerie spookiness to the images, high powered torches can create cool light beams that can be seen cutting into the darkness. Here is a small compilation from a couple of nights of playing (and stumbling) in the dark. I have loads to learn, composition, exposure, best settings for the D600 and I’m still looking to capture the Milky Way when the conditions are ideal, a clear moonless night far away from any light pollution, I have a couple of locations in mind so fingers crossed.
Nikon D600, Samyang 14mm f/2.8 lens, Manfrotto 055CXPRO3 tripod, Giottos MH1311 ballhead and a cable release.
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