Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Stanley Harper

Stanley Harper is an experienced writer and photographer based in Visalia, CA. Originally from the western reaches of the Oklahoma Panhandle, Stanley cut his teeth photographing the Milky Way in those same Bortle 1 skies. Creator of the “Chase The Milky Way” Stanley now works on finding unique locations throughout The American West for photographing the Milky Way. Stanley has written for Improve Photography, Pentax Forums and Offroad Xtreme. Stanley is also the creator, owner, writer, photographer and floor sweep at the enthusiast website Offroad Performance Network. You can also visit Stanley’s personal website Photography by Stanley Harper

Land Use and Photography Ethics

Editors Note: Photographing on public lands is a favorite location choice for many Milky Way and Nightscape photographers. As such, we at MilkyWayPhotographers.com think...

Chase The Milky Way – Arizona and Utah

When I first developed my "Chase The Milky Way" concept several months ago, I did not know where it would take me. Even though...

Chase The Milky Way Mindshift Backpack Giveaway

Stanley Harper, one of the writers for MilkyWayPhotographers.com, has kicked off his inaugural "Chase the Milky Way" tour this year. Several companies...

Chase The Milky Way – New Mexico Inspiration, Trona Pinnacles Beginnings

Trona Pinnacles, an area of iconic landscape features in the California desert served as my first "Chase The Milky Way" adventure. Here is how...

Peter Zelinka – Monday Motivation

Hailing from Northeast Ohio, Photographer Peter Zelinka has made a name for himself in the world of astrophotography in just a few short years....

Tidbits From The National Park Service

Created on August 25, 1916, The National Park Service oversees 61 national parks in the United States. I would imagine most of us...

Milky Way Photography for Beginners – Post Processing

Welcome to the final installment of our series devoted to beginning Milky Way photographers. In Part One, we covered research options such as apps...

Discover Your Milky Way Photography With These Techniques

Hey aspiring Milky Way photographers, how is your year going so far? I am back with the second part of our series "Milky...

Google Maps Research Tips For Milky Way Photography

Conducting research is a prime task when it comes to photography. Milky Way photography and other genres require us to spend anywhere from...

College of DuPage Weather Forecasting Tools

Cloud clover can destroy a Milky Way photography trip fast. I had a conversation a couple of years ago with another photographer. During...