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Category : Long Exposure

Into Darkness – Night Photography / Star Trails

4. Into Darkness Due Thursday by 3:15 pm Points 100 Submitting a file upload File Types jpg New moon is Oct. 1st. That means you have a unique opportunity for a few days on either side of that date to photograph dark skies and stars. In the spirit of pre-visualizing, planning, and executing your photographs, your assignment is: 1. Find a landmark you’d like to photograph with stars and/or star trails behind it. 2. Download Stellarium from www.stellarium.org and use […]

Rubber Rabbitbrush Milky Way

Rubber Rabbitbrush Milky Way with a setting moon. Captured near Central, Utah

Introspection – Self Portraits

6. Introspection Now it’s time to make your first self-portraits. In some ways, this will be easier than your previous portraiture assignment, and in some, it will be harder. Part of the challenge will come into play as you attempt to assess what will express your own personality to others. It’s time to think outside of your own perceptions and be candid with yourself about what makes you tick and how you come across to others – especially how to […]

The Long Way Home – Intro to Night Photography

I took a photography course from Alex Chamberlain at Dixie State University in the Fall of 2015. This was my first “real” experience with night photography. Luckily, the city of Pine Valley, Utah has some of the darkest skies near my hometown of St. George, Utah. It is the perfect spot for me to practice my night photography. Night photography gives me an excuse to get away from it all and just listen to nature. Sometimes being alone with just […]