Photographic Vision

Photographing Night Skies: Part II; the capture

Photographing Night Skies Part II: the capture.   Photographing at night can give you dazzling results, but your camera technique had better be spot-on! Using maximum apertures and high ISO’s are one of the techniques and as such require particular care in the shooting and post-processing of the image. In the last newsletter I discussed …

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Photographing Night Skies: Part I; the gear

Photographing Night Skies Part I: the gear.   Photographing after the sun goes down can offer some of the most exciting and yet challenging opportunities for a photographer. Night photography stretches the capabilities of the photographic medium, will most likely challenge the capabilities of your equipment, and will test the limits of your photographic technique. …

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Photographing The Northern Lights

This last week I was fortunate to” catch” the northern lights and make some awesome photographs. Actually if you want to photograph the aurora borealis it requires good planning, patience, and a significant amount of luck. Aurora Borealis is named after the Roman Goddess of Dawn (Aurora) and the Greek term for northern wind (Boreas.) …

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Digital Salons

Digital Salons Last week I had a chance to spend a couple of days with Bill Kingsbury (Grafton North Dakota) and Tom Alves (Farmington Minnesota.) We were in Wabasha looking for eagles to photograph along the Mississippi River. Unfortunately for us unseasonably warm weather opened most of the river and the birds has dispersed making …

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