Pentax K1

Pentax K-1: The True Best Night Photography Camera

Packed with a ton of night photography-specific features, I’m here to tell you why the Pentax K-1 is truly the king of night photography cameras.

Chase the Milky Way MindShift Bag Giveaway, Part Three

Hello, MWP fans! Welcome back to another bag giveaway sponsored by us, and the good folks over at MindShift. Over the last couple...

Copyright 101 – The Basics

***DISCLAIMER*** The following article does not constitute legal advice. If you need legal help, please locate a law firm that specializes in copyright law....
Charging cameras in the field can sometimes be a challenge. Copyright 2019 Kirk D. Keyes

You Might Be A Milky Way Photographer If…

Written by Kirk Keyes, Rhonda Pierce, Aaron Martinez, Stanley Harper, and MaryBeth Kiczenski. We at MilkyWayPhotographer.com were chatting the other day, and someone suggested...

Chase The Milky Way – The Sierra Nevada at Hume Lake

I have to apologize for the tardiness of this edition of "Chase The Milky Way." Things have been a little crazy the last couple of months. Road...

Chase The Milky Way MindShift Bag Giveaway Winner, Part Deux!

July has been a busy month for all of us, and it's taken a little bit of time, but we are happy to announce the second winner...

Milky Way Photography Gear Recommendations for 2019 Amazon Prime Day

We've never shared our Milky Way photography gear recommendations before, so we figured let's do it now since Amazon Prime Day is near. So we asked members...
Land Use Ethics In Photography

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 it is important...
Prime or Zoon Feature PHoto 24-70 35 50

Prime or Zoom – Which Lens Combination Is Right For You?

The time has come for some new gear. You want to upgrade to a mid-range focal length like a modern 35mm and 50mm prime or a 24-70mm...
Astro-Modifying Cameras Clarence Spencer / Spencer's Cameras

Astro-Modded Cameras – IR Filter Removal and H-Alpha with Clarence Spencer|2019 Nightscaper Conference

Our buddies at Photog Adventures recorded this presentation by Clarence Spencer at the 2019 Nightscaper Conference. In it, Clarence discusses everything you ever wanted to know about...

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The Milky Way Wants to Know! MilkyWayPhotographers Reader Survey 11/01/2019

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In our ever-present pursuit of being the best website on Milky Way and night photography, MilkyWayPhotographers has come up with a short...
IRIX Edge Light Pollution Filter

IRIX Edge Light Pollution Filter Review

The IRIX 95mm Edge Light Pollution Filter costs about USD 179.00, which is a lot of money for a specific purpose filter. (It's also available in 67mm, 72mm, 77mm, and 82mm diameters.) While no filter can remove all light pollution, I wanted to see if this light pollution filter could help with my Milky Way photography.