Many of us can be reluctant to head outside with a camera in the dark, after all, what can there be to photograph once all the natural light has disappeared?
LOTS is the answer! Photography is the art of playing with light, and there's plenty of opportunities to be had with interesting sources such as a full moon, street lamps and car headlights. It's time to pack your tripod and start getting creative.
We bet you'll be cancelling your Saturday night plans in order to try your hand at some of the techniques we've gathered below.
Use long exposures to create a sense of movement
The Aurora Australis, or southern lights are an amazing natural phenomenon to capture at night
Photographing star trails requires a lot of patience, but it is so worth it!
You can create light painting by using an exposure that's long enough to capture a person running through the frame with a light.