Lumenzia Luminosity Masking Panel For Milky Way Post Processing

There might be as many ways to post process an image as there are camera brands on the market. One technique that has been getting popular in...
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Monday Motivation – Moon Window of Opportunity

Basic Milky Way photography is pretty simple. Sure, some things that go into the process such as location, weather, and moon research. Overall though, once you have...
Milky way in light pollution, Expose to the right histogram before and after

How to Capture the Milky Way in Heavy Light Pollution

How is this possible? When you think of photographing the Milky Way, you usually think of doing it from a dark location away from...
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App Review – GAIA GPS

One topic that I very rarely see mentioned within the photography world is navigation aids. Be it a compass, GPS, etc.; there does not seem to be...
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Monday Motivation – Alyn Wallace’s YouTube Channel

Every week, I am going to bring to you nuggets of Milky Way photography information that I find from around the web. These nuggets can include...
Bert Kaufmann from Roermond, Netherlands, Chicago (2550963495), CC BY 2.0

Save Our Night Skies from Light Pollution

As a child, I remember seeing the Milky Way when visiting my grandparents in rural Klickitat County, Washington. It dominated the night sky in the summer, stretching...
Maneuverability allows for this Jeep to navigate along the cliff side in Death Valley confidently. 2018 Copyright Marybeth Kiczenski

Traction Addicts! Is Four-Wheel Drive in Your Photography Future?

A short guide on the basics of 4WD and AWD for photographers. It may surprise some, but I am a huge automotive...
How to Remove Coma Aberration From Your Astro Images. Using Photoshop to Correct Coma in Post-Processing

How to Remove Coma Aberration From Your Astro Images

What is Coma Aberration?Before we start talking about how to remove or even avoid coma in your astrophotography images, lets first talk about coma aberration. It is...
This map shows the location of the north magnetic pole (white star) and the magnetic declination (contour interval 2 degrees) at the beginning of 2019. Courtesy of NOAA NCEI/CIRES.

Magnetic Declination and Drifting Poles – the Earth’s Compass is Shifting

You may be asking yourself - why is there an article about magnetic declination and the Earth's magnetic field on a web site about Milky Way Photography? Isn't that a bit too nerdy for a photography website?You may be asking yourself - why is there an article about magnetic declination and the Earth's magnetic field on a web site about Milky Way Photography? Isn't that a bit too nerdy for a photography website?
Atmospheric refraction distorts the Sun's disk when it is low to the horizon. The unevenness of the distortion is due to variations in the atmosphere. Photo Credit : Brocken Inaglory (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Green_flash_121007.JPG), „Green flash 121007“, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode

Sunrise, Sunset – When Exactly Is It?

As a Milky Way or landscape photographer, you quickly realize that the Sun (or Moon or Milky Way) rise time is highly dependent on where you are....

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Lumenzia Luminosity Masking Panel For Milky Way Post Processing

There might be as many ways to post process an image as there are camera brands on the market. One technique that...