Night Photography Field Trip

My photo II class has a night/available light assignment due in a couple of weeks. We held an optional field trip Tuesday night. We met at the photo lab at 7:30 and planned to drive up to Clyde Keefer Park in St. Anthony. The plan was to photograph in late evening light and then photograph a bit by moonlight before heading home kind of late. There were nasty wind storms and rain squalls all evening and it was looking pretty iffy, but we went out anyway. I think the weather scared most of the students away, but six students and I braved the elements. Once we started photographing, the wind calmed down and it was a beautiful night. Because of the heavy cloud cover we didn’t wait around to photograph by moonlight. Anyway, we had a good time and hopefully the students learned a bit.


Diversion Dam at Clyde Keefer Memorial Park, St. Anthony, ID 2008


Henry’s Fork of the Snake River, St. Anthony, ID 2008


Flooded Tree at Night, St. Anthony, ID 2008

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10 Comments

  1. The flooded tree is awesome. I wish i could have come. I really want to try night photography

  2. i do agree that i like the flooded tree photo.

  3. Beautiful.

  4. It was a lot of fun! I really did learn a lot that night! Thanks for the trip!

  5. WOW! That is a great place to photograph. The flodded tree is fantastic!

  6. I love that last one! Thanks again for the BBQ.

  7. Yep–they are all great, but the floodlight on the tree photo gets my vote.

  8. Oops, I mean the flooded tree…

  9. My favorites are the last two.

  10. wow, amazing. Do you sell your stuff anywhere?