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Top Milky Way Photography Tricks That Aren’t Tricks!

Inspiration strikes from the weirdest places. One night I was mindlessly scrolling through Facebook when a targeted ad for Michigan pops up. The ad featured...
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Peter Zelinka – Monday Motivation

Hailing from Northeast Ohio, Photographer Peter Zelinka has made a name for himself in the world of astrophotography in just a few short years. One...
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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...

Removing Planes from Your Star Trail Photos and Timelapses with Milky Way Mike

Milky Way Mike, aka Mike Ver Sprill, is an expert at shooting star trails with digital cameras. He has a great video on removing planes from star...
Introduction To The World Of Time-lapse Photography - by Joe Choi

Introduction to the World of Time-Lapse Photography

Let's face it, even though we are photographers video is cool and can tell a story. I was inspired early in my photography journey by a local...
Tips For Using Google Maps for Milky Way Photography

Google Maps Tips for Milky Way Photography

Conducting research is a prime task when it comes to photography. Milky Way photography and other genres require us to spend anywhere from a few minutes...

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...
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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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