Nocturnal Photography

posted on 2nd of february, 2008

They say: "Photography is all about lighting". And it's true. How many times I have experienced truth of the words "No light - no photo". But... is there any place in the world, were at some moment is absolutely no light? Maybe only if you lock yourself in some airtight, crackless room. But usually there's always light. Maybe sometimes just too little, but it is. So... where's light, there can be a photo.
I discovered a site what unites nocturnal photographers from all around the world. It calls The Nocturnes:
There are fantastic galleries with nocturnal photos and lot of tips for night photography.
My current favorites are Dan Heller, Sean McHugh, Toni Ramón, William Lesch, Helen K. Garber, Philip Pankov and Troy Paiva. But especially Philip Pankov, his homepage made me too emotional... too much beauty... and Karekin Goekjian's work is also very interesting. Have a look.
And here are some great photos, from our DT lightmasters. Or nightmasters? :)

Comments (11)

Posted by Maigi on March 01, 2008
Glad you like it. :) All the best to you!
Posted by Markogt on March 01, 2008
There are many beautiful photos up in this blog! Thanks for interesting link!
Posted by Maigi on February 17, 2008
You are welcome. :)
Posted by Pamtriv on February 17, 2008
Thanks for info!!
Posted by Kalsers on February 06, 2008
Thanks, I`m glad to be here.
Posted by Cathysbelleimage on February 05, 2008
What a cool site, thanks Maigi!Great article...
Posted by Sophiesourit on February 05, 2008
Very nice choice, and thanks for the website, I also love night photography ....
Posted by Valeria73 on February 05, 2008
Thanks Maigi for the interesting blog and the useful link!
And the images you chose are awesome!
Posted by Photojay on February 05, 2008
what a great collection of images. I often have too much going on during the day and find myself wandering around the streets of my local city with camera and tripod in tow. Finding light in the night can be easier than during the day, sometimes.
Posted by Niagaragirl on February 02, 2008
Thanks for the link on that website. I have been looking to do more night shooting but I often lack inspiration.
Posted by Niagaragirl on February 02, 2008
Thanks for the link on that website. I have been looking to do more night shooting but I often lack inspiration.

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Photo credits: , John Valenti, Bright, Ali Seifert, Kutt Niinepuu, Gary718, Gehringj, Kalvis Kalsers, Ken Cole, Brian Paternoster, Dmitry Yashkin, Stuart Key, Rene Drouyer, Natalia Bratslavsky, Hiroshi Ichikawa.

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