60 Examples of Beautiful Night Shots

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When the sun goes down and sky gradually turns dark doesn’t mean you’ll have to keep your camera in the bag. In fact, it is during the night where some of the most beautiful photos are snapped. No doubt shooting under low light is challenging, but by getting familiar with the shutter speed, exposures, lightning and taking advantages of surrounding objects often help compensate the light and create amazing output.

Here’s a collection of 60 Examples of Beautiful Night Shots, taken by avid and professional photographers who jumped into action when the sun sets.

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Poisonous Dartsby 13thWitness

94th Floor, Chicago, ILby shutterBRI

Kuala Lumpur City Centreby Christopher Chan

Hong-Kong night citiscape lights from Victoria Peakby QT Luong

New York City, USAby QT Luong

Toronto Skylineby CarbonSilver

Eiffel Towerby kayess2008

City of Lightsby paul (dex)

City Night Viewby inoc

Metropolisby VJ Spectra

Rush Hourby Stuck in Customs

Escarpmentby VJ Spectra

Kowloonby VJ Spectra

Merlion Night Sceneby fravenang

Rays From Aboveby VJ Spectra

Wow Macauby VJ Spectra


A Night at The Bay Bridgeby MattGranz

Red Bull Illumeby CarbonSilver (gbenz)

Night Photographyby bob west

Night Waterfront Cityscapeby 32tsunami

Westmister Palace, London at nightby QT Luong

Sea Of Tranquilityby VJ Spectra

Night Skyby VJ Spectra

City of Niagara Fallsby Jon Ramsey

Positronby Kamuro

Night Lifeby marcelgermain

Singaporeby Christopher Chan

Sydney Opera Houseby shrillian

The Louvre at Nightby dealived

OAKA Main Entrance View by NikGr

Ghent by nightby nonkelduvel

Florence Night sceneby choongcheehuei

Manarolaby VJ Spectra

Blue Hour

Symphonyby VJ Spectra

Shoot that Bridgeby tomalu


Another late night Driveby John A Ryan

The Glass Houseby darklogan1

Candelária Nightsby Leonardo Paris

Pigeon Point Lighthouseby Susanne Friedrich

Aurorus Reflectus Colosseoby Stuck in Customs

Railwayby mara-mara

Night Walkby Gerrit Wenz

Milan Train Station at Midnightby Stuck in Customs

Capitol Viewby Todd Klassy

Invisible Sunby jrtce1

ExPortby VJ Spectra

Night at Loch Lomondby guillaume-dauphin


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Liftoffby VJ Spectra

Engageby VJ Spectra

Australia Dayby VJ Spectra

Light Trails and Star Trails

Berlin at Nightby d5e

Quantum Photonicby VJ Spectra

Poteet Strawberry Festival 2007by bceichman02

Interstellar Overdriveby VJ Spectra

Intersectionby VJ Spectra

Curvesby VJ Spectra

Human Pendulumby Kirpernicus

Star Trailsby bob west