NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY for beginners – Tips and camera settings explained



A beginners guide to taking amazing photos at night – we share tips to help you capture amazing low light photos with your digital camera. FREE tip sheet ⬇️

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About this video : Paul from Photo Genius shows you how to take amazing photos at night using Shutter Priority mode, featuring the Nikon Z6 and D3500.

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49 thoughts on “NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY for beginners – Tips and camera settings explained

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    If your taking pictures of a person will setting the shutter speed higher make the person look blurry?

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    I watch most of tips and i want to ask you in night time what the settings should be perfect and i want to get another lens what u advise me i have canon D2000

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    Great video, super easy to follow! Now I just need to be able to go some place that spectacular to photograph. I live in a suburban neighborhood in the US so it's pretty boring, LOL!! Thank you Paul, your video are so good! Really appreciate you!

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    Done subscribing… your channel is so simple but very informative… thanks for the tutorial 😀
    do you have a tutorial on time lapse using nikon d3000? thanks.

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    Another great video thank you. Can you use a remote with live view on canon 80D, having a few problems with it. works fine looking through the lens, most probably the operator.

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    I will tell you this much in a few words. You are the best. I've looked at many videos about shutter speed , Iso, and aperture etc. You made it so easy to understand. Thanks

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    wow those are some amazing pictures the mega pixels on my camera is 10.1 and it take awesome pictures yes it's a very old camera it came out in 2006 but i don't want to buy a more expensive camera until i master this camera. when i get better i will get a solid camera but so you said to put the iso at 100 and put it on tv mode and put the shutter speed on a lower number and my pictures will come out much better

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    Hey, so I have a nikon D35000, and I went into the S mode and all that, but my aperture was appearing and fading, and even though I put the shutter from 10 seconds to 160th of a second, It was still appearing and fading. I was in my room with the LED lights, but after I turned the light on I could put it back to 10 seconds with no problems. I wanted to try with LED lights to see if I can actually take pictures in the dark, but because it was a smaller space than the city it didn't work?? I can't try it in the city since we're in quarantine 😅

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    I'd love to see a photography video instead of an editing video. Lots of us people dont have photoshop or anything like that. Just the standard software that comes.with the camera..

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    Just got in to photography and was feeling overwhelmed. I've watched 2 very informative videos so far! I'm hooked, definitely going to subscribe! great tips

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    Thank you for not rambling on pointlessly like some other youtubers and just getting straight to the point! Very easy to follow along, clear and concise. You are a good teacher. Thank you!

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    Tips were really helpful and made my pictures come out so much nicer! I’m still, however, having troubles with what looks like an orange filter over my night images. Anyone know how to fix this?

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    I just picked up a power inverter to charge my Nikon to kick out 110 volts using my Ryobi One+ 18 volt batteries!!! it also has USB outputs!

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    This is a really great beginner guide ^^
    Very informative and collected.
    You instantly earned a like and sub 🙂

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    when your taking pics in the harbour and you put a 3200 iso doesnt it make noise? please answer i really need some explanation

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    I doubt that anybody is going to be able to help me as this video is almost a year old but if there is anybody who comes across this comment and knows the answer to my question please reply. I use a Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR and on the Shutter Priority mode, the camera only allows me to choose the longest shutter speed of 4" (4 seconds) whereas when I use manual mode, this limit is much different and allows me to choose shutter speeds which last up to 30" (30 seconds). The camera I use is from 2012 but I don't want anybody to think that the age has anything to do with this problem, and my camera is very good and I have access to most (if not all) settings and I strongly believe this issue can be resolved. Like Photo Genius said, it's not so much about the gear although I'm looking for an upgrade around next year.

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    Hi I am a beginner photographer from Bali if you ever come to Bali, please let me know, I will show you all the good spots for the night and landscape photography in Bali with less tourists.

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    I've been taking photos for 30 years and I'm learning quite a bit from your channel. I've made several changes to my camera settings. Thanks and well done.

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    Well everything he has explained is amazing and just forgot to mention how to focus and where to focus in the frame so everything is sharp and in focus

  • October 4, 2020 at 17:21
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    Fantastic – thanks SO Much. Hoping these tips will apply to the jazz club where I work (dark room other than the stage is lit). Much appreciated!

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