Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Finding Comet NEOWISE

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One semi-cloudy day around the 4th of July, I got an alert from SkyWalk 2 on my phone. Something..something.. comet visible. I didn't think much of it since...
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Focal Length Blending: An Easy and Powerful Creative Technique – with some Ethical Concerns

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I still remember the first time I watched a Nick Page tutorial on how to create a focal length blend. Considering I was beginning my studies as a journalist,...

Deepscapes: Leave the Wide-Angle Lens at Home

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Landscape astrophotography, or a nightscape, is simply the inclusion of the night sky with the landscape. Since the inception of digital photography, this photographic approach has increased in popularity....
Ralf Rohner Astro landscape, photographed with a ZWO ASI1600MM Pro 16 MP CMOS Monochrome Astronomy Camera.

Going Deep – Pushing the Limits of Nightscape Photography

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You have probably seen them on social media: Composite images combining landscapes with totally unrelated deep sky images. These pieces of fiction seem to be very popular on Instagram,...
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Our 2020 Photography Goals

Not only is it the start of a new year, but 2020 is the start of a new decade. Inspired by the new calendrical beginning, we at MilkyWayPhotographers thought...
Creative Nightscapes and Time-Lapses: Your Complete Guide to Conceptualizing, Planning and Creating Composite Nightscapes and Time-Lapses 1st Edition

Creative Nightscapes and Time-Lapses by Mike Shaw – Book Review

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You know how it goes, it's a lot like the hero's journey. In my quest to travel from ignorance to wisdom, I often turn to Google, and it's child...

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 of the...
Featured Image, Top Milky Way Photography Tricks That Aren’t Tricks! Photo Credit: MaryBeth Kiczenski

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 two images:...
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Adrien Mauduit – Astro Timelapse Master

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Adrien Mauduit blurs the lines between deep space astrophotography and landscape astrophotography. Born and raised in France, now a resident of Norway, Adrien is known for making some of...
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Peter Zelinka – Monday Motivation

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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 can surf...