Saturday, August 13, 2022

My Experience with the 2020 Shoot and Share Contest

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Awhile back, I authored a piece about photography contests. I discussed the good, the bad, and the ugly of such events. I wrote about how I shied away from...
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Photo Contests – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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Photo contests can be a great way to get your work noticed. Once we pick up a camera and start posting images to social media, invariably people will comment...

Chase The Milky Way – Lake Thomas Edison / Sequoia National Park

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Sequoia National Park is often overlooked with it's sister park Yosemite next door. It's less populated and possible better for Milky Way Photography.

Chase the Milky Way MindShift Bag Giveaway, Part Three

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Hello, MWP fans! Welcome back to another bag giveaway sponsored by us, and the good folks over at MindShift. Over the last couple of months in conjunction with the...
MindShift Bag Giveaway - Part Deux

Extended – Chase The Milky Way MindShift Bag Giveaway, Part Deux

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Update - We're extending the deadline to enter the contest until midnight Monday, July 15, 2019. Don't miss your chance to win a MindShift BackLight Backpacks! Thanks again to ThinkTank...

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

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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 in our...
Mindshift Backlight Backpack Bag Contest 2

Milky Way in May – MindShift Backpack Giveaway Part Four

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Last year, Think Tank Photo, the makers of Mindshift Gear, graciously sent us several of their MindShift’s BackLight® series camera backpacks to give away. Four packs comprise the...
"Yucca Bloom under Milky Way" by Lisa Phillips. Over the Memorial Day weekend, I finally got out to shoot the Milky Way for the first time in 2020. The high winds early in the evening put a damper on shooting for awhile. At about 2 am they settled down enough to get a couple hours of shooting in. This image is a blend of several images taken at the same location. One long exposure for the foreground, and about 6 images stacked in Sequator for the sky. I then blended the two images together in Photoshop. #milkywayphotographers

Milky Way in May MindShift Backpack Contest Winner – Lisa Howard Phillips

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Congratulations to Lisa Phillips, the winner of our Milky Way in May Mindshift Backpack Giveaway! Lisa's photo, "Yucca Bloom under Milky Way" won over our panel of judges for...