Long exposure photography is fun and probably one of my most favorite things to shoot. A whole new world opens up, full of motion and movement — the image feels alive. From rolling waves to passing cars to the night sky, there are many adventures to be had keeping the shutter open. Since so many of us are hard at work keeping our images sharp and clear and the first time figuring out how to attempt a long exposure can be a bit daunting, here are nine steps to get you started.
All photos by the author.