How to Use Long Exposures to Up Your Photography Game

If you’ve been itching to try your hand at daytime long exposure photography but aren’t sure how to jump in, here’s a great simple and straightforward 12-minute tutorial on the subject by photographer Adam Karnacz of First Man Photography.

Karnacz covers all the basics and teaches through doing. The video was made during a trip to Whitby in North Yorkshire, England, during which Karnacz captures three long exposure photos, each in a different location:

“One of the really nice things about long exposure photography is it really says to the viewer that it’s not just a snapshot,” Karnacz says. “You have literally put the time and the effort in to capture something different than anyone else walking by would have captured.”

You can find more of his videos and work on his YouTube channel, website, and Instagram.