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Dance in The Blue Hour

This is one of many pieces of sculpture to be found at the Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey. My night and low light course instructor, Rick Wright, took the class on a field trip. The Grounds are a favorite spot for New Jersey photographers. I'm not fan of sculpture and the sky was overcast and I was doubtful I would find anything to photograph. I walked around looking for something to strike my eye. I was convinced the…

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Lights on Broad Street

These are two of the images I captured of City Hall in the Center City section of Philadelphia taken during the night photography course Philadelphia After Dark field trip led by the instructor, David Hartz. These are both HDR images with one image used as the main element for the light trails. I applied the perspective correction and a film filter to both HDR images. [exif id="20887"] I'm not sure which one I like better.; the one that was captured…

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Night & Low Light Photography

History, Nassau Hall, Princeton, Princeton University

I am taking a night photography course which professional photographer Rick Wright offers through the Princeton Photography Club. I wanted to learn how to capture star and light trails, and I figured a night, and low light photography course would help me get some handsome experience. The first class was more of an introduction to the aperture, ISO, shutter speed and proper tripod technique. Not very useful. I've seen many experienced photographers use a tripod, and most of them ignore the…

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