Equipment For Night Photography

Night Photography: Recommended Equipment

Here is a list of recommended equipment you should have when doing night photography.

Camera: Any DSLR will do. That said, a camera that can handle ISO up to 6400 without grain is recommended. The Nikon D810 is designed for night photography, but I have done well with my D610 and D7100. On the Canon side, the EOS 7D is highly recommended, but any of the full frame cameras they make do a very good job.

Lens: By far, most people like the Tokina 11-16mm (Nikon) Tokina 11-16mm (Canon) or the Tokina 16-28mm wide-angle f/2.8 lenses. I use these myself often. Using a wide-angle lens with an aperture of 2.8 or wider is needed. The Sigma 14mm and 20mm Art series lens has an aperture of f/1.4 & high very highly rated for night photography, but cost more. Continue reading “Equipment For Night Photography”