Understanding and using light is key to all photography. This book explains how to take and create stunning shots without much light but still retaining impact and depth. It shows you how to capture the drama and excitemant of a scene by using colours, shapes and shadows, and then how to reveal hidden details with digital manipulation. With over 125 photographs, it is full of ideas and inspiration, including shots of the night sky, cityscapes, traffic trails, light painting and much more. Contents include: Equipment - guide to the camera, functions and features; Composition - how to look at and understand light, notably its quantity, quality, colour and direction; Shooting for edit and using histrograms to maximum effect; Practical assignments with tips and tricks throughout. This practical guide to mastering the techniques of low light and night photography is aimed at all photographers - including landscape. wedding and portrait and is superbly illustrated with over 125 colour photographs including night sky, cityscapes and traffic trails shots.