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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • Beginner photographers – you want to take your skills to the next level
  • Intermediate photographer – you want to develop skills in a particular craft
  • Anyone who wants to take better photos on at night or in lower light situations

What you’ll learn: 

  • You will learn how to take beautiful night photographs – like the pros!
  • You will be happier with the photos you shoot than ever before!
  • You will learn how to shoot light trail photos with your camera
  • You will know how to use Bulb mode and a shutter release remote to shoot long exposures
  • You will know what equipment you need to shoot great night photos
  • You will understand how to set your camera’s ISO, shutter speed, and aperture (f-stop) while shooting night photographs
  • You will learn how to edit night photos to make them look even better


  • While this course was created for beginner photographers, it would be beneficial for you to understand basic photography concepts such as aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. We have included a refresher lesson that will get you up to speed if you need it.
  • This is a great follow up to our Photography Masterclass, which will get you up to speed to dive right into this course.
  • You can use any camera to take great night photos. We’ll be using Canon, Nikon, Leica, and Fujifilm DSLR and Mirrorless cameras + smartphones like the iPhone

Follow us as we head out to Joshua Tree National Park to teach this night photography course! In this course we combine entertainment + education in this complete behind-the-scenes course. We’re not just sitting behind our computer desk, showing you slides. We’re out in the field, showing you exactly what we do to shoot our own night photos.

YOU CAN TAKE BEAUTIFUL NIGHT PHOTOS! That’s why you’re here right?

We’re excited to show you how to take your own amazing night & low-light photos.

With this complete night photography course, you’ll learn the ins and outs from the gear we recommend, the settings we use, the composition tips we have, and the photo editing process we use to end up with award-winning night photos.

Key things you will learn in this night photography course:

  • What gear you need for night photography
  • How to prepare for your photography trip
  • Basic camera settings such as shutter speed, aperture, and ISO
  • How to compose beautiful night photos
  • Using a shutter release remote to shoot long exposures
  • How to shoot light trail photos
  • Composing creative night photos of the stars
  • How to shoot photographs of the moon
  • How to edit night photos to make them look even better

Why learn from us?

We are three instructors who love photography, and love teaching. We’re the teachers of the best-selling Photography Masterclass. We always take our student’s feedback, and use it to improve our courses. That’s why we created this course in the first place – because fellow students wanted us to create a night photography course.

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned how to shoot stunning night photos.

10 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

Get started today and learn more about shooting stunning night photos.

Course Curriculum

1h 59m

Section 1 - Welcome And What Is This Course About?
Welcome To Night Photography 00:00:00
Our 10 Night Photography Commandments 00:00:00
Equipment For Night Photography 00:00:00
DOWNLOAD: “Don’t Forget Me” Night Photography Checklist 00:00:00
OPTIONAL Refresher: Setting Refresher 00:00:00
DOWNLOAD: Beginner’s Guide To Photography 00:00:00
Section 2 - Night Photography Demonstration
Basics Of Night Photography With Will 00:00:00
Night Photography With Creative Camera Movements 00:00:00
How To Shoot Light Trails 00:00:00
Longer Exposures With A Trigger And Night Photos With Foreground Elements 00:00:00
Photographing The Moon 00:00:00
Section 3 - Editing Night Photos
Basic Night Photo Editing 00:00:00
OPTIONAL: Adobe Lightroom Crash Course 00:00:00
Night Editing Tip 1: Make Stars Pop 00:00:00
Night Editing Tip 2: Improve Skies With Graduated Filters 00:00:00
Night Editing Tip 3: Remove Unwanted Airplane Streaks 00:00:00
Night Editing Tip 4: Use HSL Panel To Improve Skies And Landscapes 00:00:00
Night Editing Tip 5: Remove Digital Noise And Grain 00:00:00
Phil Edits His Favorite Night Photo 00:00:00
Sam Edits His Favorite Night Photo 00:00:00
Will Edits His Favorite Night Photo 00:00:00
Will Edits A Light Trail Photo 00:00:00
Exporting Photos: For Posting Online And For Printing 00:00:00
CHEAT SHEET: Export Settings 00:00:00
Section 4 - Conclusion
Thank You And What’s Next? 00:00:00

Course Reviews


1 ratings
  1. Anonymous

    Great course


    Great information. Really helpful, well explained. Great tips. I recommend taking the landscape photography course also. I really liked it. Both are full of useful tips and information. Thank you