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Shooting at night can create dynamic landscapes or portraits through long exposures. By using a wide range of tools, you can add light to your night photographs to create dynamic highlights or unique shapes. Painting with light opens a door into night photography that will keep you out until the wee hours of the morning. Tim Cooper is the author of The Magic of Painting with Light and in this course, you’ll learn:
The basics of light painting from accessories to camera considerations
How to use test shots to capture your focus and exposure in the dark
How to post-process your night images in Lightroom
How to use layer stacking in Photoshop to build up light in your photographs
Originally from New Jersey, Tim was an electrician before moving to Montana in 1991 to discover his love of photography. After attending night classes at the Rocky Mountain School of Photography, the passion was born and he attended the Summer Intensive Program the following