Category: astrophotography

Improve terrestrial milky way photos using image stacking

Photos of the milky way are more interesting if there is some kind of terrestrial object in the foreground to indicate the location. Lighthouses make great foreground objects not only because they show the location of the photo but the

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The supermoon of 2016

Normally I do not like to take close-up photographs of a full moon because the direct lighting make the surface very flat and dull.  Crescent moons have sideways illumination and the mountains and craters are much more distinct.   However

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The Milky Way and St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Lighthouse

Summer in Florida is a great time to take beautiful cloud and storm photographs.  It also brings a chance to view our galaxy, the Milky Way, in its full glory. During Summertime in the U.S the Earth faces directly at

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