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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

Make a portrait with the Milky Way

You might be thinking, wha?!? How is this even possible? Well, with a little bit of Lightroom Classic and Photoshop magic by blending two exposures, you can create a magazine-worthy

The weekly wrap-up from Photofocus for November 24-30,2019.

Weekly Wrap-Up: November 24-30,2019

Happy Thanksgiving to all! We have a feast of great articles from the week on Photofocus. Leading off is Julie Powell with her take on Xpozer prints, followed by a

Photographer of the Day: Don Komarechka

Category: Astrophotography Photographer: Don Komarechka Photo: “Crystal Cosmos” Sometimes fisheye lenses can just take a photograph to the next level. This is one of those cases. Don’s “Crystal Cosmos” is

Photographer of the Day: Nic Taylor

Category: Astrophotography Photographer: Nic Taylor Photo: “Plas Curig” I really like Nic’s usage of putting a tree in the foreground of this shot. While the night sky is impressive, the

Photographer of the Day: Michael Hoffman

Category: Astrophotography Photographer: Michael Hoffman Photo: “Night Light” Michael’s photograph, taken at East Point Lighthouse in Heislerville, NJ, is a beautifully composed image. With the lighthouse to the left lighting

Photographer of the Day: Ken Lee

Category: Astrophotography Photographer: Ken Lee Photo: “Red Menace” Ken captures a one-of-a-kind astrophotography image here, taken from inside an old military vehicle at a decommissioned World War II airfield. Ken’s

Getting Started with Nightscapes

Winter is the perfect time to practice nighttime photography. I took advantage of the long nights during my Christmas holiday to make some photographs with a friend who hadn’t done

Enter to win a new camera, a Fotopro tripod and monopod, plus much more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, XPozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away a Fotopro prize package and a gift card from B&H Photo!