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Frightening encounters: Meeting animals in the dark
The Christmas Star: The conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on the shortest day of the year
2020 Holiday Gift Guide for night photographers
How I got the photo: Spooky Spahn Ranch Zodiac Car
Photographing safely during COVID-19: A night photographer’s perspective
The trick to getting great phone photos at night with Lightroom Mobile
Do a seven-day challenge to quickly boost your creativity
Stacking images for brilliant Milky Way photos
Mobile Mondays: My favorite apps for night (or day) photography
Don’t be like me: How not to smash your lens and knees
How does Aurora HDR do with a starry night sky?
Night photographer Ron Pinkerton: Made in the Mojave, part two

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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 idea here is to take several photos — one right

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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, deep space photography of celestial objects or photos involving an

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Avoiding memory card chaos

As photographers, we often take for granted one of the most important pieces of equipment we can invest in — memory cards. Whether you use CF or SD cards, there’s some simple things to remember in order to avoid card failure.

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure with Kevin Ames

Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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Mind Your Own Business: New year, new plans!

Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today Skip and I have a detailed discussion about what photographers can do to make 2021 (and 2022, actually) better than ever. “Growth

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Going wide with 24mm for street photography

For many photographers, 35mm is the ideal focal length for street photography. However, if you’ve ever been curious about wide you can go with your choice of lenses for this genre, the quick video above by Pierre Lambert will give

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Five exercises to help you see

We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The question is how can you make your images different from anyone else’s? “The real voyage of discovery consists not

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