Landscape photography doesn’t end when the sun goes down! Join Jennifer Wu, a Canon Explorer of Light, as she guides you through everything you need to know to start photographing stars and the night sky. You’ll learn about the equipment you need to capture the scene, how to research your subjects, the importance of scouting your location, the key camera settings, how to post process your photographs, and so much more!
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Join Jennifer as she goes over the topics that will be covered in this class.
Learn about the recommended cameras, lenses, and other equipment for night photography.
There are a number of excellent resources to help you determine where to find the milky way and the moon in the night sky.
There are 5 settings to understand for capturing stars as points of light.
Focusing on a night sky presents some challenges to overcome.
After you've done your research on where the milky way or moon are going to rise it is time to scout your location for interesting foreground elements.
Having all the elements in place, it is now your job to create the most compelling composition possible.
There are a number of factors to consider when shooting the moon.
Light painting is a really fun way to expand your photographic options after the sun goes down.
Your post processing workflow is where you can correct problems and really make your photos pop.
Photoshop can also be used to blend different exposures into a single image with a greater dynamic range, or to come up with other creative effects.
Jennifer wraps up the class with an introduction to time-lapse photography.
Jennifer Wu is a nature and landscape photographer, specializing in creating stunning images of the night sky and stars. Since January 2009 Canon U.S.A. selected Jennifer to be one of…