Night Photography MASTERCLASS: Capture Stunning Night Photos
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Night Photography MASTERCLASS: Capture Stunning Night Photos

COMPLETE step-by-step Night Photography Course! Simply learn how to capture breath taking Night Sky images!
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Created by Matthew Storer
Last updated 6/2020
English [Auto]
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This course includes
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Low-Light Photography
  • Night Photography
  • How to capture Stunning Night Sky Photos
  • Time Lapse + Star Trails of the Milky Way
  • The COMPLETE basics of Low Light Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO
  • The photography equipment required to capture low light photos
  • Composition in night sky photography (Beginner & Advanced)
  • Learn how to take gorgeous night photographs - like the pros!
  • Basics of editing your images in post-processing software
  • Advanced editing of night sky photos (Time Lapse, Star Trails, Exposure Blend & Focus Stack)
  • Understand why pre-planning is EXTREMELY important in Night Photography
  • Camera, Low Light Lens & Tripod
  • Smartphone (Downloading Apps)
  • Commitment & Desire to capture stunning photos
  • Laptop / Desktop + Editing Software
  • No photography knowledge require, I will teach you EVERYTHING!

Hello and welcome,

My name is Matthew Storer, an award-winning professional landscape & travel photographer from Australia. Welcome to my Night Photography Course, where I want to share everything I have learnt in the last 20+ years and travelling to over 100+ countries around the world.

Have you ALWAYS dreamt of capturing stunning night photography images? You will learn practical and professional night photography techniques with a simple step-by-step procedure. However, this course will give you confidence in capturing images even if you're a complete beginner; there is something for everyone!

Get your camera off automatic and completely understand ALL the basics of capturing "amazing" images! Let me show you how to enhance your night photography skill by developing a basics understanding of camera settings, compositions and editing techniques. Furthermore, raise your night photography skills to an entirely new level with the advanced sections inside of this course.

How I structured this course!

Module 1: In the first module, we will understand the basics of Night photography and what we're going to achieve in this course.

Module 2: Inside module number two, we will explore the camera equipment required for night photography. We are covering all the necessary equipment needed to capture impressive results. Furthermore, we will look at additional intermediate and more advanced equipment for when you up to your night photography skills.

Module 3: Module number 3 we will begin to look at the basics of photography, discover and understand all about ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed. An essential module to learn and understand for when we head out and do the practical assessments in this course.

Module 4: In this section, we will look at more advanced basics in Night Photography - EXTREMELY important for achieving the best results.

Module 5: Pre-Planning is typically overlooked in Night photography. Therefore in this module, we take a look at why it's so important and how it can help you get the best results for your night photography.

Module 6: Out in the field, putting all our knowledge of what we've previously learnt and putting it into practice.

Module 7: Understanding the importance of Composition in photography, and we take a look at basics compositions to achieve the BEST night photography images. Foreground, reflection, scale, cityscape and much much more!

Module 8: Ramping up the difficulty but achieving the BEST results we can for our night Photography. Focus Stacking, Milky Way, Time Lapse, Star Trails, and so much more unique images to create in these lessons.

Module 9: It's finally time to finish our work out in the field with everything we've learnt over the previous eight lessons paying off. In this module of image editing, we generalise post-production from an overall perspective to suit all types of software.

ALWAYS REMEMBER! I'm delighted to answer all your questions! Head over and join the Facebook page for further inspiration, comments and follow up feedback about future images!

Course Outline Summary:

  • Night Photography Camera Basics

  • Night Photography in field Basics

  • Image Editing for the ENTIRE course images!

  • Step-by-step easy to follow procedures

  • All RAW files for post-production

  • Personal Support for comments & questions

  • Learn necessary advanced techniques for night photography

  • Learn my entire workflow from beginner to intermediate.

Create those unique night sky images that you've always dreamt of capturing!

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner Night Sky Photographers
  • Photographers
  • Beginner Photographers
  • Photographers interested in Low Light photography
  • Night Sky Photographers
  • Milky Way Photographers
  • Astrophotographers
  • Nature & Landscape Photographers
Course content
Expand all 61 lectures 04:25:58
+ Introduction
2 lectures 03:46

A brief overview of what to expect from this course and capturing night sky photography.

Preview 02:20

Understanding exactly what night sky photography is, capturing stunning night photography that we are unable to witness with our own eyes.

What is Night Photography?
+ Camera Equipment Overview for Night Photography
8 lectures 20:44

An introduction to the type of photography equipment you need to capture stunning sky photos, from the basics, intermediate or the more advanced level.

Preview 01:19

Understand what camera you need to capture night sky photos.

Best Camera for Night Photography

With so many modern cameras out there currently, we uncover what is best for you night photography. Micro four thirds vs APS-C or Full frame cameras?

What Sensor Size do I need?

An overview of the different type of lenses out there and understand what lenses would be best your type of photography requirements.

Lenses for Low Light Photography

Understand the differences between prime and zoom lenses for night sky photos and how much we should spend on lenses?

Prime VS Zoom Lenses - Whats really important?

Are tripods really that important to night sky photography? Do we need one, what should we look for and how much should be investing?

Tripods - Are they really important?

Light Pollution filters how important are they for night photography and will the increase the quality of my images?

Filters in Night Photography

Oversee all the accessories I recommend to make you night photography a lot easier with beginner, intermediate and more advanced accessories to make your life so much easier out in the field.

Preview 05:23
+ ULTIMATE Guide to ALL the Basics of Night Photography
8 lectures 18:48

Start to understand the basics of what we require to understand in-camera for capturing night sky images.

Basics of Night Photography

Begin to understand 1 of the 3 main elements in photography - ISO

What is ISO?

Learn out in the field how ISO is affecting your night sky images with this practical lesson!

Understand ISO - In field PRACTICAL

Begin to understand the second of 3 main elements in photography - Aperture

What is Aperture?
Understand Aperture - In field PRACTICAL
What is Shutter Speed?

Learn out in the field how Shutter Speed is affecting your night sky images with this practical lesson!

Understand Shutter Speed - In field PRACTICAL

Previous lessons we've discussed each element individually, here we understand how all elements work together to make the perfect exposure in our photography

Preview 02:46
+ Learn the ADVANCED In-camera basics for Night Photography
6 lectures 14:50

Progressively we start to understand more information we require to capture stunning night photos in the advanced basics module.

Learn the ADVANCED In-camera basics for Night Photography

One of the most important lessons to understand ALL the information that our camera is giving us regarding the information from the image.

Histogram - Why's it so important

Should I shoot in RAW or JPEG, in this lesson we find out what format you should be shooting in

RAW vs JPEG - What's the difference?

Understand the POWER of RAW image, especially in image processing which we will find out in the last lesson in this course!

Preview 02:06

The MOST UNDERRATED feature in ANY type of photography that you have to know and understand to improve your photography.

Dynamic Range - Why does NOONE understand this?

Adjusting white balance or Kelvin Temperature in-camera, is it really that important?

White Balance - Is it really important?
+ How to Pre Plan for Night Sky Photography
6 lectures 24:52

Understand how so much pre-planning goes into capturing Night Photography Images

Why Pre-Planning is EXTREMELY important in night photography!

Try to eliminate light pollution with this simple and easy pre-planning tip!

How to reduce light pollution

Don't waste time by having terrible weather, in this lesson we learn how to raise the chances of capturing unique images!

Finding the best weather for night photography

Discover not only the BEST APP for night sky photography, but your entire photography in general

Preview 06:12

Wish to become more pro in your photography, I will show you how THIS APP will help you achieve that.

Additional PRO feature of PhotoPills

Use this PRO TIP to get the BEST results for you night sky photography.

PRO TIP For Night Sky Planning
+ In-camera BASICS of Night Photography
7 lectures 21:25

1 of 2 crucial features in this course that we talk about NEEDING to master to get the best results from our Night Sky Photography!

How to focus to infinity - IMPORTANT

Learn the best base settings for night sky photography fro capturing images before we make changes

BEST Base Settings for Night Photography

In this lesson, we put those base settings to the test to understand what we have to do with the resulting image.

Preview 02:07

Understand what to do if the base results of the image are underexposed, how do we fix the image?

What to do with a UNDEREXPOSED Image!

Understand what to do if the base results of the image are overexposed, how do we fix the image?

What to do with a OVEREXPOSED Image!

This lesson we learn one pro tip to advance our night sky photography with overexposed images.

Overexposed Image? Here's 1 MASTER TIP!

Speed up your workflow, reduce time and effort out in the field with this professional tip!

PRO TIP: Finding Composition FAST!
+ Night Photography Composition Skills
6 lectures 17:53

Understand how important composition is to generating unique and personal images for Night Sky Photography

Introduction to Composition

Learn a simple technique to improve the impact of your photography with a foreground element in the composition

Preview 03:04

Make your images come to life by creating scale and learn how this will impact the viewer.

Impact your Night Photography with creating Scale

An extremely simple and effective way to create stunning night images by learning how to capture reflection images

Create simple & stunning REFLECTION Photos

Learn how to capture unique blue hour low light photography to photography stunning cityscape photography

Low Light Cityscape Photography

Easy way to create a composition from car trails on a motorway or road in photography. Understand the importance of shutter speed compared to other photography elements.

Creating Simple Light Trails
+ Learn ADVANCED Capturing techniques to improve your Night Photography
6 lectures 20:01

Do you need a light pollution filter for your night photography and how good are they?

Preview 02:25

Learn the professional method to get the best results out of night photography through exposure blending

Exposure Blending for Night Photography

In this lesson, we learn how with a single headtorch we can create artistic images in our night sky photography

Artistic Night Photography with Artificial Lighting

Learn how, when and why to focus stack to get the best results for our night photography

Focus Stacking for the BEST results!

Create stunning Milky Way time-lapse photography the easy way

Milky Way Time Lapse Photography

Star Trail images may look extremely unique and difficult to capture, but learn the easy way to take 1 set of images and create 3 different types of images!

Creating unique star trail photography
+ Image Editing of Night Photography
11 lectures 02:03:39

A guide to image editing what we will be covering in the last module of this course, understand how image editing will give us the BEST results from our images.

Introduction to Image Editing

Understand what changes you are making and how it is impacting the image for the overall result!

Basics of Post-Production Sliders

Global adjustments, what should you do to the overall image to get the best quality out of your images?

Global VS Local Adjustments

A lesson editing an entire image from a recent lesson that we captured out in the field.

Preview 21:55

Create beautiful results from artificial light in night photography with important editing techniques

Image Editing of Artificial Light in Night Photography

Understand the difference of blending natural light and artificial light and getting cleaner and more natural results for night photography

Blending Exposures for BEAUTIFUL natural images

Get the sharpest results with a large depth of field with focus stacking in Adobe Photoshop

Focus Stacking in PhotoShop

Discover the easiest way with the best result to focus stack your night photography images to create a large depth of field.

The BEST form of Focus Stacking with Helicon Focus

Learn how to edit a favourite of mine, Milky Way Time-Lapse photography creating unique night sky results.

Editing Time-Lapse Milky Way Photography

Thes easiest way to create gorgeous star trails with a FREE software, the entire process is made simple!

Creating GORGEOUS Star Trail Night Photography

Discover a few hidden gems in Adobe Lightroom to help speed up your workflow and achieve the BEST results

Adobe Lightroom: PRO TIPS!!!

Download ALL the RAW files for the Editing Module in this course

Download RAW Files