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Crucial Night Photography Tips


Want a pro photography tip? Read this article from the blog that describes how to capture star trails like this.



Essential Apps for Night Shooting


These two iPhone and iPad apps are absolutely essential in order to be successful with night landscape photography. You need to be able to plan your shot based on what the night sky looks like to be able to capture star trails, and photograph the Milky Way. Most importantly, you have to know in advance where the moon will be, in order to avoid light pollution and be able to see the stars.
1. The Photographer's Ephemeris
2. Sky Safari 4



Critical Gear


Make sure you head over the night photography equipment page to see what kind of camera and lens gear it takes to produce quality images at night.

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Moonlight Sierras, Milky Way Panorama

This is what 4:00 AM looks like in July, in the high desert of the Eastern Sierra Mountain Range. We had been out all night, photographing timelapses of the Milky Way, and then the moon rose and lit up the entire valley.

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