How to Photograph the Milky Way

How to photograph the Milky Way is a video tutorial that will show you how to take great photographs of the Milky Way.  I focus on using a digital camera and a tripod, no telescope required!

This genre of astrophotography is sometimes known as landscape astrophotography.  In this type of Milky Way Photography you tend can include a foreground.  This helps to provide scale and context for the Milky Way.  When learning how to photograph the Milky Way you may just want to take beautiful portraits of the constellations.  In this instance you may not be so bothered about including a foreground.

In this video tutorial I’ll cover the following:

Introduction and Equipment

I’ll discuss all the equipment you need to take great examples of Milky Way Photography.  I’ll talk about the 500 rule.

How to Photograph the Milky Way in just 5 simple steps

In just 5 simple steps I’ll show you how to photograph the Milky Way.  I’ll cover white balance, shutter speed, aperture and other exposure parameters.

A Few Additional Notes

A few additional tips and tricks to help make your Milky Way photography pop.

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