Basic Digital Photography:
Taking Night Time Images

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From sparkling city skylines to moonlit rural landscapes, night time scenes can be enchanting. Although digital cameras are capable of capturing more color within a night scene than the human eye is capable of registering, capturing such a view requires some adjustments and special techniques to avoid blurry, underexposed photographs. The following tips will provide a good starting point for beginners as they begin to experiment and practice with night photography.

Creating clear images that capture the magical quality of a night time scene requires a small amount of light which can be obtained through shutter and aperture adjustments, stabilization, and a significant amount of practice.

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