Photographing the Milky Way is really rewarding, as it often goes unseen to urban-dwellers… but it requires a bit of sacrifice.
The beautiful colors of the desert sol y luna
Even more stunning after nightfall
This week’s double-challenge: shine + mixing media
Simple steps to stunning sparkly shots
The best photographers work together
When a photographer is presented with an event full of lights and color, it’s a visual playground that can easily sap away an entire evening. There are countless opportunities. You can shoot fast and freeze moving lights, or you can shoot long and paint a rainbow in the shadows. You can shoot reflections; you can shoot shadows; details, scenes.
I’ve noticed my posts tend to run a bit longer than I want or anticipate. So, in an effort to mix it up and put more focus on the photography, I’m going to try adding something new: photo of the week! This will highlight a picture I particularly like that week. It most likely will have been taken in the past week, but I can’t always promise that. In this case, it was 🙂
The world looked to the skies Sunday night for this spectacular celestial event, and I knew I wouldn’t miss it! While it probably would have been better at some obscure campground with limited light pollution, I did the best I could with a Sunday evening. I’m also learning that if I want to do more of this type of photography, it’s time for me to upgrade my telephoto. Priorities!
In my last post, I talked about my introduction into astrophotography. During the same trip, I attempted star trails – those beautiful concentric circles/arcs you see when turning your camera skyward …
One of the best parts about joining a local photography group is the opportunity to try new photography techniques never before explored. I had one such opportunity recently: stars. While …