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.

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

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!
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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...
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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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Chase The Milky Way Mindshift Backpack Giveaway Winner!

I'm sure you've all been wondering who won our "Chase the Milky Way" Mindshift BackLight bag giveaway. Drum roll please - and the winner is:
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Best Cameras for Night Photography – B&H Night Photography Series

B&H Photo Video is not only a great place to research and shop for camera equipment, but they have also produced an excellent series of videos on...

Chase The Milky Way Mindshift Backpack Giveaway

Stanley Harper, one of the writers for MilkyWayPhotographers.com, has kicked off his inaugural "Chase the Milky Way" tour this year. Several companies are supporting the...
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Pentax Astrotracer Guide: What it is and How to Use it.

Pentax’s Astrotracer is a game-changing feature created with night photographers in mind. It has its strengths and weaknesses, but overall, this feature alone makes the Pentax K-1...
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Luxli Viola RGB LED Light Panel at Thor’s Well

Low-Level Lighting and Milky Way Photography with the help of the Luxli Viola RGB Light. I've long been a fan of light-painting photography. In...

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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.