Monday, May 10, 2021
The Sky Watcher AZ-GTI goto mount i9n operation. ©2021 Ralf Rohner

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...
Light Pollution Filters, ©2021 George Liv Photo

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,...
Astrotracer Cover

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...
LRTimelapse PRO Timer 2.5

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...
Printing Your Milky Way Photos - 101, © 2020 Stanley Harper

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...
Photography Group Moderators - Stop Being a Scrooge!

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...

Finding Comet NEOWISE

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One semi-cloudy day around the 4th of July, I got an alert from SkyWalk 2 on my phone. Something..something.. comet visible. I didn't think much of it since...
jason jenkins from stockton, california, "Geminid Spiral" (8271392943), CC BY-SA 2.0

How to Photograph the 2020 Geminid Meteor Shower

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The Geminid meteor shower is arguably the best meteor shower of the year. The 2020 shower peak should occur during the early evening hours of December 13th for North...
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Chasing The Milky Way in Kings Canyon National Park

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Kings Canyon National Park is an overlooked destination for Milky Way photography. Living in the San Joaquin Valley of California can pose challenges for those of us that like...