Greek Sky 2014 Calendar 2

Greek Sky 2014 Calendar
This calendar includes some of my best photos during the last few years that I’m involved with astrophotography and landscape imaging. It has been a fascinating journey despite all the difficulties. I’m not a professional photographer. Most of my photos are either from the places I visited with my family or near my home place. ...

Star trail photography. Capturing the Earth’s rotation. 14

Star trail photography. Capturing the Earth's rotation.
What are these strange lines that arc across the sky? These are star trails! Each and every line is a star. The duration of a typical star trail photo varies from a few minutes to many hours. This means that in order to capture the photo we have to leave the camera shutter open for ...

Night Sky Photography. How to photograph the Milky Way 34

Night Sky Photography. How to photograph the Milky Way
Every little dot you see when you gaze upon the night sky is part of the Milky Way, our own galaxy. Milky Way is a spiral galaxy, probably more than 100.000 light years in diameter containing at least 200 billion stars. From our point of view, Milky way looks like a faint cloud-like band that ...

Photograph lightning. A practical guide for capturing smashing lightning photos. 4

Photograph lightning. A practical guide for capturing smashing lightning photos.
Hello there! In this post I will share with you everything I know about capturing with a Digital SLR camera one of the most impressive phenomena of Mother Nature. Lightning! I typically stack many photos to achieve an image with many lightning in one frame. I will explain this in detail. I took my favorite ...