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Tamron Recipes with Jamie Malcolm-Brown: Nature and landscape photography
Tamron Recipes with Nick Irwin: Landscape and travel photography
How I got the photo: Spooky ghost on a swing set
Six tips to capture autumn colors
Don’t be like me: How not to smash your lens and knees
How to find the Milky Way
Mobile Mondays: The amazing app for clouds and weather, day or night
How I got the photo: The Car Forest night photo
How I pack for night photography — tips for organizing your camera backpack
How I got the photo: Comet NEOWISE
How I got the photo: Ojo Oro Arch Milky Way
Road trip! How to find the best places for dark sky night photos

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Fade to Yellow

Six tips to capture autumn colors

With the autumn season upon us, now is the perfect time to go out and photograph the abundance of colors that signify the changing of the seasons. Whether you’re in the city or out in the county, creatively capturing the

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Made from 13 light frames by Starry Landscape Stacker 1.8.0.  Algorithm: Mean Min Hor Star Dupe

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 March. Get away from light. Look high up. Short and

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500px Photo ID: 77680955 - How this bus stays up, I'm not sure. I came up here Thursday evening. There were two photographers, Matt and Justin, already here, but they left shortly afterwards for Bodie ghost town in California. I immediately began shooting, a bit dissatisfied with the shots I had taken the previous night, as the moon was blotted out by huge thunder clouds, and everything was very dark, not so conducive for this sort of light painting photography. Tonight was definitely better!

Outside the historic mining town of Goldfield, NV, in a desert dotted by Joshua Trees, you can see a field of old cars that are wildly painted and jammed into the ground at unlikely angles. This is the International Car Forest of the Last Church, created by Michael

How I got the photo: The Car Forest night photo

I wanted a vivid, bold composition of a subject that had been photographed a fair amount by other night photographers. This was photographed at a desert art installation known as the International Car Forest of the Last Church outside Goldfield,

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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 the comet would be visible was simple since it would

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Made from 13 light frames by Starry Landscape Stacker 1.8.0.  Algorithm: Mean Min Hor Star Dupe

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 March. Get away from light. Look high up. Short and

Read More
500px Photo ID: 77680955 - How this bus stays up, I'm not sure. I came up here Thursday evening. There were two photographers, Matt and Justin, already here, but they left shortly afterwards for Bodie ghost town in California. I immediately began shooting, a bit dissatisfied with the shots I had taken the previous night, as the moon was blotted out by huge thunder clouds, and everything was very dark, not so conducive for this sort of light painting photography. Tonight was definitely better!

Outside the historic mining town of Goldfield, NV, in a desert dotted by Joshua Trees, you can see a field of old cars that are wildly painted and jammed into the ground at unlikely angles. This is the International Car Forest of the Last Church, created by Michael

How I got the photo: The Car Forest night photo

I wanted a vivid, bold composition of a subject that had been photographed a fair amount by other night photographers. This was photographed at a desert art installation known as the International Car Forest of the Last Church outside Goldfield,

Read More
2196_kenlee_owensvalley-comet-neowise_200722_2247_earth180sf28iso320_sky22stack20sf28iso3200_OVRO-threedishes-comet-Pentax_2560x1440px-HEADER-PHOTOFOCUS-CROP

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 the comet would be visible was simple since it would

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fall trees reflections

Photographer of the Day: Michelle

Category: Outdoor Photographer: Michelle Photo: “A Reverie of Dreams” The color in this is magical and I love how it practically glows. The gorgeous still water reflections give this the perfect symmetry. Add in that person standing there and you have an

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