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Night Photography MASTERCLASS: Capture Stunning Night Photos

Learn how to capture breathtaking Night Photography images that you've always dreamt of step-by-step with this course!
Matthew Storer
1,084 students enrolled
English [Auto]
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


Of course, that’s why you’re here!

I am excited to educate you on taking your own amazing night and star photos from my easy to follow photography course.

With this ultimate night photography course, whatever aspect about night photography you’re struggling with, you learn all the in’s and out from equipment I recommend, best in-camera settings I use and basic + advanced composition tips. Furthermore, there is a complete editing module included with all 270 Images to follow along step-by-step to create award-winning night photos.

Join me as I head out in Slovenia to teach this night photography course!

Throughout the course, I am out in the field showing, educating and explaining what is going on in-camera to produce the images we desire. I am not sitting behind a desk showing you slides. We’re out in the field should you exactly what we do to shoot our own night photos.

Key things you will learn in this night photography course:

  • Night Photography Camera Basics

  • Night Photography in field Basics

  • Image Editing for the ENTIRE course!

  • Step-by-step easy to follow procedures

  • All RAW files for post-production

  • Learn necessary advanced techniques for night photography

  • Learn my entire workflow from beginner to professional.

Course bonuses

  • All 280+ RAW Downloadable Images

  • Full editing case studies

  • Practical assignments

  • Personal Support for comments & questions

Why learn from Me?

I eat, sleep and breath landscape and night photography for over 20+ years. I am an award-winning landscape photographer, that has a larger passion for teaching the art of photography, with my experience and student’s feedback I’ve create tailored made courses to improve your photography. Therefore, if you’ve always wanted to take your camera off automatic mode and capture stunning photography images that you’ve always dreamt of, don’t just take it from me this is what my students are saying.

What students are saying about our courses:

This is the best night photography course I’ve seen. All aspects are covered. – Nikita Chicherin

This was most definitely the best course available on Night Photography on Udemy to date. Absolutely packed with valuable information, techniques, tips and more. Matthew is eloquent and explains the concepts very well. I would recommend this course to all who are interested in Nighttime photography. I can’t wait to get out there again and start playing. Thank you. – Norman Wales

Great course. Down to earth teacher that is easy to follow. Matthew is a top bloke and is fast to answer any questions. A1+ –

Justin Clark

Ready to take the leap and capture amazing night photos, this is the course for you.

Remember, there is a 30-day 100% money-back guarantee. There is no reason to hesitate. Enrol now, see if you enjoy the course, and start shooting better photos today!




Introduction to Night Photography

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

What is Night Photography?

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

Camera Equipment Overview for Night Photography

Introduction to Camera Equipment

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

Best Camera for Night Photography

Understand what camera you need to capture night sky photos.

What Sensor Size do I need?

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?

Lenses for Low Light Photography

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

Prime VS Zoom Lenses - Whats really important?

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

Tripods - Are they 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?

Filters in Night Photography

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

Complete Accessories Bundle for 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.

ULTIMATE Guide to ALL the Basics of Night Photography

Basics of Night Photography

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

What is ISO?

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

Understand ISO - In field PRACTICAL

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

What is Aperture?

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

Understand Aperture - In field PRACTICAL

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

What is Shutter Speed?

Begin to understand the third of 3 main elements in photography - Shutter Speed

Understand Shutter Speed - In field PRACTICAL

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

Understand the Exposure Triangle in photography

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

Learn the ADVANCED In-camera basics for Night Photography

Learn the ADVANCED In-camera basics for Night Photography

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

Histogram - Why's it so important

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

RAW vs JPEG - What's the difference?

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

What is RAW and why's it important?

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

Dynamic Range - Why does NOONE understand this?

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

White Balance - Is it really important?

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

How to Pre Plan for Night Sky Photography

Why Pre-Planning is EXTREMELY important in night photography!

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

How to reduce light pollution

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

Finding the best weather for night photography

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

The BEST App for Night Sky photography Planning!

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

Additional PRO feature of PhotoPills

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

PRO TIP For Night Sky Planning

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

In-camera BASICS of Night Photography

How to focus to infinity - IMPORTANT

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!

BEST Base Settings for Night Photography

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

Base Settings - Out in the Field!

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

What to do with a UNDEREXPOSED Image!

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

What to do with a OVEREXPOSED Image!

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

Overexposed Image? Here's 1 MASTER TIP!

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

PRO TIP: Finding Composition FAST!

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

Night Photography Composition Skills

Introduction to Composition

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

The POWER of a foreground Element

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

Impact your Night Photography with creating Scale

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

Create simple & stunning REFLECTION Photos

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

Low Light Cityscape Photography

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

Creating Simple Light Trails

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.

Learn ADVANCED Capturing techniques to improve your Night Photography

Light Pollution Filter - How good are they?

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

Exposure Blending for Night Photography

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

Artistic Night Photography with Artificial Lighting

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

Focus Stacking for the BEST results!

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

Milky Way Time Lapse Photography

Create stunning Milky Way time-lapse photography the easy way

Creating unique star trail 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!

Image Editing of Night Photography

Introduction to Image Editing

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.

Basics of Post-Production Sliders

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

Global VS Local Adjustments

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

Editing a Night Photography Image

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

Image Editing of Artificial Light in Night Photography

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

Blending Exposures for BEAUTIFUL natural images

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

Focus Stacking in PhotoShop

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

The BEST form of Focus Stacking with Helicon Focus

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

Editing Time-Lapse Milky Way Photography

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

Creating GORGEOUS Star Trail Night Photography

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

Adobe Lightroom: PRO TIPS!!!

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

Download RAW Files

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

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