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In this new and updated edition of Fun in the Dark: A Guide to Successful Night Photography, Beth Ruggiero York will guide you through the latest techniques, equipment and software for all types of night photography as of late 2020. The concepts for capturing night images are explained and illustrated. From landscapes with star trails or stars as points, and moonlit landscapes to creative light painting and more, you will learn how to plan and realize your creative vision for long exposures after dark. The key elements for post-processing night images are presented as well as software, so when you download your images, you will be confident knowing how to optimize and manipulate your photographs. Color correction, noise reduction, sharpening and other essential adjustments are discussed.

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Beth Ruggiero York

Beth is a former airline pilot for Trans World Airlines. She entered the world of civil aviation in 1984 shortly after graduating from college and, for the next five years, climbed the ladder to her ultimate goal of flying for a major airline. She originally wrote Flying Alone in the early 1990s, shortly after her career as a pilot ended and the memories were fresh. Beth now has dual careers--Chinese translator and professional photographer. She teaches photography workshops for Arizona Highways PhotoScapes and her own company, Ruggiero Images LLC. Beth has published a popular instructional book on night photography, Fun in the Dark: A Guide to Successful Night Photography, which has worldwide sales, and she has co-written a book entitled, Everglades National Park: A Photographic Destination. She and her husband live in Fountain Hills, AZ.

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