It is critical to have an understanding of long exposure photography if you are intending to shoot at nighttime. While flash photography is common in low light for ease-of-use, long exposure allows you more control and better results.
Long exposure is the act of leaving the shutter open for longer than a typical photo, say for 1 second, 5 seconds, 10 seconds, 30 seconds, or even longer. The duration depends on the available light and the intended brightness of the photo. Continue reading