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500px Blog » – 500px Blog Dave Morrow is a landscape photographer, workshop instructor, and word slinger with a passion for travel, the truth, and all things strange. He teaches Milky Way & Star Photography Workshops & Tours , spanning the entire West Coast of the United States, Online Star Photography Post Processing (editing) Group Workshops, and provides Star Photography Post Processing Video Tutorials and a Free Star Photography Tutorial. Dave’s goal is to educate photographers from across the globe,…

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I Shoot Fake Miniature Scenes with the Real Milky Way – Photography Article

Breaking the rules and thinking outside the box is something a photographer should always try. You start your journey with photography capturing everything interesting you see, jumping from one genre to the other until you find your favorite style. I’ve passionate about astronomy since I was a child, and astrophotography was for me a perfect match. It combined my love for astronomy and my love for nature and landscapes with adventures, travel, and camping. This beautiful recipe is just perfect…

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High ISO and the Milky Way – Photography Article

For several years I had believed that shooting a medium format camera at high ISO would yield terrible results. Most likely there would be no point in trying, I thought. However, a few days ago I nevertheless brought the Pentax 645Z and the Pentax 25mm f/4 out into the darkness where the zoombies reign — in my imagination anyway. I would have loved to have an ultra-wide-angle f/2.8 lens on the 645Z. That would assuredly have been an advantage. On…

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How to Enhance the Starry Night Sky in Photoshop – Photography Article

Let’s say I would like to enhance the stars in this Milky Way landscape photo. I could load the image into Camera Raw and add some Clarity at the risk of adding noise and artifacts to the night sky. Another way of doing it could be to use “Select Color Range” combined with a curves or levels adjustment. However, I often find that these methods don’t yield satisfactory results. I am not saying that the technique I am to demonstrate…

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500px Blog » Night Photography: How to Photograph The Night Sky – Photography Article

Let’s go on a trip together and take stunning night sky photos. Hi, I’m Dave Morrow, and I will be your guide in this journey. I’m a fellow 500px-er, adventure junkie, and I love teaching photography. In this tutorial, you will learn how to hunt for a dark sky, choose the right equipment, discover the 500 rule, and take awesome photos. After reading the following tutorial, go grab a free copy of my 39-page “Star & Night Photography” eBook included…

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Spinning Around NY | iPhone Photographer – iPhone Photography Article

You and I are on a special journey together, uncontrollably spinning our way through the universe. We have no idea where we’re going, when we’ll get there, or why we’re going at all. At least, we have each other on this journey, if nothing else. When I forget that, I can feel alone and overwhelmed. Untethered, I drift between stability and chaos. Bouncing aimlessly between the two. Then, you grab me and hold tight. Until I return to solid ground.…

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