Learn About Night Photography: May 28

  • 7-9 p.m., Tuesdays, May 28 and July 9, 2019
  • UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie; find a map
  • Night Photography Part 1 and Part 2, John Nixon

John Nixon 2019 President 400wMaster photographer and club president John Nixon will lead a workshop about night photography, the popular technique that allows photographers to capture the Milky Way, stars and swirls, plus landscapes and structures.

Night Photography Part 1 will cover these topics:

  • how to focus your camera
  • how to compose in the dark
  • how to calculate exposure time
  • how to deal with noise, light painting, equipment and other processes
  • We will talk about equipment, locations, what to photograph at night and various techniques to use in difficult situations.

The free workshop will be geared to beginning night photographers; we welcome everyone who has tips and ideas to share.

Night Photography Part 2 will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 and will cover any topics remaining from Part 1, plus advice on how to process your images. John also will discuss his preferred software and various techniques to handle adverse situations.

Above, John’s image of Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico