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How to Photograph Orion

Many Milky Way photographers put their cameras away during the winter months. It's not that it's too cold (although that's a good excuse in the northern hemisphere). They start rambling on about how the Milky Way Core is lost in the glare of the Sun, and so there's nothing to photograph. And while the...

Is There an Eclipse Today? How to Plan and Photograph a Total Lunar Eclipse.

The short answer to the question posed above is "yes" if today is November 19,...

Photograph the Perseid Meteor Shower, August 11-12, 2021

The Perseid meteor shower is possibly the best meteor shower of the year. From mid-July...

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Planner Apps - Side by Side. Left to right, The Photographer's Ephemeris (TPE Android), PhotoPills, and PlanIt Pro. PlanIt offers the most info while TPE shows the least. Copyright 2021 Kirk D. Keyes.

Best Landscape Photography Apps for 2021

Android and iOS smartphone apps help immensely with our landscape and Milky Way photography quests. So we at MilkyWayPhotographers.com looked on our phones and compared notes to find the...

2021 Nightscaper Conference Pre-Event Webinars

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Royce Bair's 2nd Annual 2021 Nightscaper Conference will soon be upon us. It's taking place under the amazing night skies at Kanab, UT, on May 10-12, 2021. While the...
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Sky-Watcher AZ-GTI: The Perfect Mount for Mobile Astrophotography?

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The longer I am engaged in shooting astro-landscapes, the longer focal lengths I seem to use. Some 2 years ago, I started shooting "deepscapes," landscape astrophotography with deep-sky objects...
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Light Pollution Filters – Why We Use Them

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Gadget-wise, today, astro-imagers and amateur astronomers have never had it so good. At their disposal are many wonderful instruments and tools aiding and expanding their astronomical pursuits. At the...

Top Safety Tips For Night and Milky Way Photography

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Checklists make preparing for our night photography trips easier. But you may not have one for safety items. Here are my Top Safety Tips for Milky Way Photography. Food, Water,...
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Pentax Astrotracer Guide – 2021 Edition: What it is and How to Use it

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Pentax’s Astrotracer is a game-changing feature created with night photographers in mind. It has strengths and weaknesses. But overall, this feature alone makes the now "old" Pentax K-1 and...
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LRTimelapse PRO Timer 2.5 Intervalometer Review

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Every so often, you learn about a new product that makes you wonder, why didn't someone think of it sooner? For me, the LRTimelapse PRO Timer 2.5 intervalometer is...
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Milky Way Photography Printing 101

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Printing your Milky Way photography will be one of the most self-gratifying things a photographer can do. Seeing one’s work go from pixels to a physical object that we...
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Photography Group Moderators – Stop Being a Scrooge!

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You have just spent all night outside photographing the Milky Way. Then you catch a few hours of sleep and then sit down at your computer. You spend another...

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