Night Photography

Get more enjoyment from photography! This course builds on your photography skills so that you know how to create eyebrow-raising images of all types of fascinating nighttime scenes – from lighting and stars to cityscapes and portraits. 


  • Format: Classroom

    Hours: 10 hours / 1 CEU

    Where: UGA's Athens campus

    When: Jan. 26 - Feb. 23, 2016

    Cost: $169

In five two-hour sessions, including field trips, you’ll experience the most common challenges of night photography and discover creative ways to solve them.  

What you will learn:

  • How to evaluate scenes, models, and equipment
  • Tips on lighting sources and flash techniques
  • How to select the proper technique to use during a night photo shoot
  • How to use advanced settings on the digital camera for night photography

Who Should Attend?

People who are interested in photography as hobby or possible profession. 

Course Information

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Course Date: 
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Course Date Info: 

Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Course Format: 
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
United States
Course Fee(s): 


Continuing Education Information: 

10 Hours/1 CEU 

Floyd Downer has taken photographs since 1976 when he was given the mission in the United States Army to photography activities surrounding the bicentennial visit of The Queen of England. He has taken photographs all over the world and is the owner of Floyd Downer Photography located in Athens, Georgia.

Floyd is a graduate of Central Texas College in Killeen, Texas and he is a recent graduate of The University of Georgia Continuing Education Photography Certification Program.

Floyd has contributed work to the University of Georgia's Athletic Department, Office of External Affairs, Office of Finance and Administration and Office of the President. He has several photographs on book covers.

View Floyd's work at