Night Photography eBook – Nightscape

I’m very excited to announce my first eBook “Nightscape”. This is not an eBook that only covers a few basics of how to photograph the night sky. I

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Complete Guide to Photograph the 2013 Perseids Meteor Shower

The 2013 Perseids meteor shower is approaching fast, I want to share with you my methods to capture an image like this from the 2012 Perseids   The

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Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower & How to Create a Layered Composite Meteor Shower Image

The annual meteor shower Eta Aquarids is this coming weekend (the night of May 4th and morning of May 5th) this is an above average meteor shower capable

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Focusing at Night

Over the years I’ve dabbled with many different techniques to achieve proper focus at night Hyperfocal This has become my go-to method that is quick, easy and accurate

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Flashlight to Retain Night Vision

Maintaining your night vision is an important factor for night photography. If you want to fully take in the natural scene before you and be able to identify

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Ten Steps to Photograph the Milky Way

A camera body with high ISO capabilities, preferably a full frame sensor. I have a review of Nikon full frame cameras for more info. While it is certainly possible

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Fog Filter Effect for Stars in Photoshop

Advances in digital photography allow us to capture incredibly detailed photos of the night sky. In fact, what the camera can capture goes beyond what the human eye

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Lens Profile for Rokinon Samyang 14mm 2.8

I’ve been recommending the Rokinon 14mm 2.8 (a.k.a. Samyang, Bower) lens for night photography where it excels as one of the best lenses out there. If you have attempted

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Night Photography Gear for any Budget

I’ve had a lot of inquiries about selecting camera gear to do the type night photography I do. This is a very hard question to answer, but usually it

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How to avoid Star Trails with the ‘500 Rule’

Due to the rotation of the earth it appears as though the stars are moving through the sky in long exposures. Star trails can be a desired effect

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