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Stacking images for brilliant Milky Way photos

You might hear the term “stacking” in photography. One can stack for focusing, perspective or star trails. This, however, is stacking for starry night skies, including the Milky Way. The

Lens choices for night photography

What lens is good for night photography? It turns out there’s quite a few. And not all of them are crazy expensive. Please note that I am not discussing astrophotography,

How to find the Milky Way

The short version Northern Hemisphere: Wait until “Milky Way season,” about April through October. Get away from light. Look south. Southern Hemisphere: Wait until “Milky Way season,” about September through

Using Aurora HDR with night photography

At first blush, I am an unusual photographer to write about HDR software. After all, I do night photography, where it typically isn’t used as much. And us night photographers

Photographing the Perseid meteor shower

The Perseids are often the most spectacular meteor shower in the Northern Hemisphere due to frequency as well as its appearance in August. There are typically about 100 visible meteors

How I got the photo: Comet NEOWISE

Although I do night photography, I usually don’t photograph specific celestial events. But I had never photographed a comet before, and I couldn’t stay away. Planning the location Finding where

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