Vince van Gogh said “I often think that the night is more alive and more richly coloured than the day.” As the night falls a whole new group of subjects comes to life.
The night photography group is an outing based group for anyone who would like to take photographs when the sun goes down and the lights come on. Our aim is to explore city lights, bridges, piers, moving lights, fireworks, starry skies, and any other topics of interest to the group.
Most outings will commence at dusk and be locally based. Some of our outings may take us further afield to capture starry skies or to explore the lights of other cities.
As well as night photography, the group may explore daytime long exposure photography using neutral density filters or panning techniques.
In the past, these outings have included visits to the Rockton World Fair, the Burlington Festival of Lights, The U of T campus, the Westfield Heritage Village as well as outings to capture the full moon and super moon. Suggestions from members regarding interesting locations and events are encouraged and can be emailed to [email protected]
Trillium Club’s Intro to Slow Shutter Speed Photography click here
Trillium Club’s Blue Hour and HDR Tutorial click here
How to Shoot the Night Sky click here
DeepSkyStacker (Free software for deep sky photography – e.g. shooting the Milky Way) click here
Running DeepSkyStacker on a Mac click here
Better Star Trails Photographs click here
StarStaX (Free software for stacking star trails photos) click here
Light Painting 101 click here
HDR Night Photography Tips: The Magical Blue Hour! click here
5 Ways to Improve Your Blue Hour Photography click here
How to Photography the Blue Hours With Amazing Results click here
The Blue Hour Site click here
Blue Hour App for iPhone or iPad click here
The Photographer’s Ephemeris Free Web App (Calculate sunrise, moonrise, etc.) click here
The Photographer’s Ephemeris Phone and Tablet Apps click here
Ontario Cloud Cover Forecast click here
Clear Sky Charts for Ontario (Shows where to go for dark skies) click here
Go here for current date information and explanation of the chart above
Email: [email protected]