Category Archives: Nocturnal

Buick – © John Neel

Skew Your Horizon – #%@$ the Rules

It can become a bit boring to always see bridled conformity to most “camera club” standards. Breaking away from closed-minded rules will free you photographically.

Eqiuipment - © John Neel

Nighttime Photography with a Flashlight

Nocturnal light painting with a flashlight is a way to make sure that the important subject details are illuminated in the final rendition.

House of Justice - © John Neel

The Light of Darkness – Nighttime HDR

HDR used incorrectly can produce some terrible photography. However, in my opinion, when it is used well, the images it can produce are pretty amazing.

Dinosaur - © John Neel

Chance and Opportunity – When luck comes your way…

During the making of the image…, I realized that one of the bikers was about ready to leave. I started the HDR sequence just before he started the bike, which turned on the headlight.

© John Neel
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Shooting the Moon …and nothing but the moon

The moon moves pretty fast through the viewfinder. If you wait too long, you’ll have to reposition the camera to keep up with it. Assuming you are photographing a rising moon, you should anticipate the movement by setting the camera up with the moon at the…