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Milky Way Photography

How to photograph star trails and the Milky Way - tips for equipment needed, camera settings, and set up so that you can go try this yourself.

A guest article by Jesse Summers on astral night photography. Tips for finding a good spot, minimal gear you need to do the job and how to set up your camera to get the best exposures. Follow his tips and you can do some great night photography!

Tips for stunning night photography images from photographer Jesse Summers from "Into the Night". In this short 30 minute interview, Jesse shares way to find locations with no noise pollution, how to find the Milky Way, the formula for exposure times that insure clear crisp photos plus a whole lot more.

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