How to Photograph the Total Lunar Eclipse - A Total Lunar Eclipse of the Moon. Photographed on 9 October 2014 with a 1260mm lens. Photo Credit: ©2018 Kirk D. Keyes

How to Photograph the Total Lunar Eclipse

Photos of an eclipsed Moon are very distinctive, and they can be very rewarding to capture. But shooting an eclipse, even a lunar eclipse, can be a...
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How to Earn Your Milky Way Photography Achievements & Rank Up!

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Chasing Lady Aurora - Lady Aurora dancing over Lake Superior in Michigan. 1/4/19

Chasing Lady Aurora

The Aurora Borealis, aka the Northern Lights have captured the imaginations of us mere mortals since the beginning of time. There is something mythical and...
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Future Proof Your Milky Way Photos

My biggest regret in my astrophotography journey is not taking more photos. I’m always looking through my old images thinking, “I wish I would have done this...
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Earthrise – A View of Our Home from the Moon

As I write this, it's Christmas Eve, 2018 - the 50th anniversary of the famous "Earthrise" photograph taken by Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders. It was the...
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Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth

It's probably not hard to guess that readers of this site love space. Especially photography of space. I know I do. Well I just ran across an...

Orion the Hunter – King of the Winter Sky

Orion is one of the easier to recognizable and noticeable constellations. It is perhaps the most splendid of all constellations, befitting for a venerated character from ancient...
The Summer Triangle connects the stars Deneb, Vega, and Altair. Star Field courtesy of stellarium.org

The Summer Triangle

Learning about the Summer Sky When out shooting the Moon or Milky Way, make sure you take a little time to look around and...

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