We’ve all heard the issues with Kickstarter and other crowdfunded projects and the problems they get into sometimes. But when one is a book on Milky Way and night photography, we had to take a look. And when it has names like Royce Bair, Ben Canales, Joshua Snow, and Matt Payne involved, that’s worth a second look. Quoted from the Secret of the Stars Kickstarter page:
“Secrets from the Stars” is a high-quality, hardcover book, written by eight award-winning world-class night landscape photographers, each teaching us about what they do best.
The “Secret of the Stars” book will have eight noted photographers
- Royce Bair: Low
Level lighting –
- Ben Canales: The Human Figure in Nightscapes
- Joshua Snow: The Magic of Stacking
- Daniel Greenwood: Nightscape Composition and Creative Process
- Matt Payne: “True to Experience” Nightscapes
- Sean Parker: The Adventure of Night Photography
- Mack Murdoc: Light Painting
- Rogelio Bernal: Conceptual Nightscapes
All these authors are recognized in their fields.
Funding levels start with a $5 pledge, and for that, you get the satisfaction of helping out. The next level up is a $50 pledge, and that gets you the Secret of the Stars Kickstarter Early Bird Special, which is the book. There are several other funding
OK – Kickstarter. Whenever anyone mentions Kickstarter, there’s the ever-pres
That said, I may be signing up for “Secret of the Stars.” I have a birthday coming up soon – maybe I’ll get this as a birthday present to myself!
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