40 Incredible Images Taken at Night

by Inspiredology

on December 21, 2009

in Photography

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You might notice a bias towards urban landscapes in this list of incredible images taken at night, but I assure you this is for good reason: light in cities, provided by signs, buildings, street lighting and traffic, makes for truly exquisite nighttime photography.

By contrast, natural landscapes by night are, well, very dark, and difficult to capture in all their glory. The exception to this rule, as you’ll see, comes when natural light displays like forest fires and auroras play a role.

Whether you prefer urban or natural landscapes, I’m confident that you’ll be greatly inspired by the collection stunning images that we explore below. Hopefully they’ll furnish you with great new ideas to use in your own photography and design work.

Downtown Seattle at Night

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Image: TGIGreeny

Portland by night

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Image: Andreas-photography

A night by the lake…

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Image: eir@si

Amsterdam Canal

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Image: MarcelGermain

London Night Bus

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Image: doug88888

Downtown Pittsburgh

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Image: brunkfordbraun

New York City

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Image: Paulo Barcellos Jr

Night lights – Shinjuku, Tokyo

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Image: jamesjustin

Night Lights, Melbourne

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Image: .a_dit.

Hypnotised By Lights

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Image: -RobW-

Florence Street

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Image: paolomargari

World Showcase Lagoon at Epcot

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Image: etrusia_uk

Stadium at Night

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Image: ron2000

A Solitary Lamppost

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Image: electronicnude

Aerial View of Las Vegas at Night from the Top of The Stratosphere

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Image: Old Shoe Woman

Night Time Driving

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Image: Andrew Pescod

Toronto

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Image: Hoang.Tran

An Electric Night in Times Square

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Image: Stuck in Customs

Mountains in Southern Argentina

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Image: Stuck in Customs

Lightning in Campinas

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Image: Chaval Brasil

Hong Kong from the peak on a summer’s night

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Image: Stuck in Customs

Chicago Cityscape

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Image: Today is a good day

Rush Hour

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Image: Stuck in Customs

Los Angeles River of Lights

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Image: Te55

St. Louis 4th of July Fireworks

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Image: Creativity+ Timothy K Hamilton

Stormy Sunset Moon-bow

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Image: ViaMoi

The Town Sleeps

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Image: Matthew Fang

Circle life ( Super O )

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Image: Matthew Fang

Its Twilight Time

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Image: Storm Crypt

Birds in Vegas

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Image: {platinum}

Drive By Shooting

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Image: drp

Dome of Light

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Image: duane.schoon aka The Schoon

Night image of Keelung, Taiwan

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Image: Matthew Fang

Gothic Sunset

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Image: Te55

Smoking Power Plant

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Image: Tgrab.

Disney World

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Image: Stuck in Customs

Big Ben

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Image: Holster¨

Baiyoke Bangkok

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Image: Gary Wong Photography

Ominous Twilight

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Image: Storm Crypt

City of Blinding Lights

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Image: damian 78

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