9781935694120-193569412X-Collier's Guide to Night Photography in the Great Outdoors

Collier's Guide to Night Photography in the Great Outdoors

ISBN-13: 9781935694120
ISBN-10: 193569412X
Author: Grant Collier
Publication date: 2015
Publisher: Collier Publishing LLC
Format: Paperback 160 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781935694120
ISBN-10: 193569412X
Author: Grant Collier
Publication date: 2015
Publisher: Collier Publishing LLC
Format: Paperback 160 pages

Summary

Acknowledged author Grant Collier wrote Collier's Guide to Night Photography in the Great Outdoors comprising 160 pages back in 2015. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 193569412X and 9781935694120. Since then Collier's Guide to Night Photography in the Great Outdoors textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

Description

The night sky may be the most awe-inspiring spectacle that any of us will ever see. It can, however, be difficult to capture in a photograph, as it requires specialized techniques that are rarely used when shooting images during the day.

Renowned photographer Grant Collier sheds light on how to capture these otherworldly images by sharing secrets he has learned over the past 14 years. He explains how to take photos of the Milky Way, northern lights, meteors, eclipses, lightning, and much more.

Grant begins by reviewing equipment and supplies that are helpful when photographing at night. He then discusses many software programs, web sites, and mobile apps that will help you plan your shots. Finally, he offers extensive advice on how to capture and process images at night. He goes beyond the basics and teaches how to blend multiple exposures and create huge stitched images to capture incredibly detailed photos that you never before thought possible!

Some of the topics covered include:

- How to photograph the Milky Way, northern lights, eclipses, meteors, lightning, air glow, lava, and more!

- What moon phases to shoot under.

- Light painting the foreground and recommended flashlights.

- Capturing star trails with both film and digital cameras.

- Creating comet-like star trails.

- Stitching huge images that can be printed very large.

- Stacking images and blending multiple exposures to increase detail.

- Focus stacking to increase depth of field.

- Using an equatorial mount (or star tracker).

- Enlarging star size to bring out constellations.

- Minimizing noise, light pollution, and elongated stars in post-processing.

Many of these techniques can not be found in other night photography books, which tend to focus mainly on the basics.

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