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How to take photographs of the night sky

Did you ever wonder how to capture the splendor of the night sky? Look no more! This shot is not difficult, it’s really just a matter of setting the stage. While planning your nocturnal escape, let me take you in the following lines through it step by step. First things first, we need to choose the location. Because of various factors of our modern life such as light pollution, stars are hard to spot in the city. The ideal location is one of total darkness. Such spot can easily be found using information... continue reading

Four Steps to Taking Great Photos of Stars and the Milky Way

There are some great opportunities, and challenges, in photographing the night sky. This is especially true if you want to include the Milky Way as in this photo below. Here are four steps to make it easier for you.1. Plan the location.You are looking for the darkest sky possible. In order to capture the Milky Way you will need to find a south facing location (in North America) where you are at least twenty miles or so away from a city or town. Plus the scene should ideally have no light sources... continue reading

Meeting with stars

In Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic is a wax museum. In the museum, you can meet with the world's film makers.actors                  singers         And with other characters that changed our lives                  You can also create a figure with your face in the histories. It's very funny continue reading

We Are Stars

Just like the nature; universe inspires, influences and amazes me since I was a little kid. Lately the only thing makes me sad is that it seems not possible to see other worlds, great civilizations in distant planets with our own two eyes. Universe is expanding and galaxies having even more distance each other - and even in this situation, there are billions and billions galaxies out there with mind blowing amount of possibility on the richness of life.All I can do as a creative person is trying... continue reading

Perseids Meteor Shower in Washington DC

On August 12-13 I made an attempt at photographing the Perseids Meteor shower just outside my condominium home in Washington DC.The Perseids Meteor shower is created by the earth's atmosphere colliding with ice and or dust particles from the comet Tuttle.Fortunately where I live it is fairly dark with limited lighting though better places to photograph the meteor shower are outside the city.My results were modest at best.I set up on the lawn outside my condo at about 3:00 AM or later... continue reading

Trailer Travels

My June weekend at the North Rim was a chance to visit the annual Star Party which is held during the new moon. Amateur astronomers with awesome 'scopes share the views of Saturn, Jupiter and Mars with all the visitors and educate you as well. After taking in some spectacular views of these planets it was time to shoot some milky way starscapes. We found a great place to dry camp off of service road 22 just a few short miles from the park entrance, a large clearing about the size of 2 football... continue reading

Michael Madsen

If what I think and feel about photographing celebrities.I have photographed many famous people over the years and have not tried to shoot a paparaziuta always gone up and introduced myself as a press photographer and shaken hands with the person in question.And I must say that I have always been nice Respond by most celebrities, perhaps except Michael Madsen in that moment I met and photographed him on a Sci Fi show in Gothenburg a few years ago was slightly acidic, so I googled him afterwards... continue reading

Hollywood stars

I recently had the opportunity to meet some of the world's most famous celebrities and stars of Hollywood and take a few pictures.You ask me where? In Prague.  Yes. It was here. Great attraction in the Wax Museum Prague.World-famous wax museum Madame Tussauds brought a little bit of Hollywood to Prague. Waxworks - figure of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Bruce Willis, George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, fictional alien ET, and Lady Gaga.It was amazing. All these figurines were... continue reading

My first startrail photo

Hello, i'm very happy because i've done my first stars trail with my camera canon 550d and tamron 10-50mm.Really these photo is also my firs assignement and i hope to win with your help ;)to realize these image i have done more than 140 pics of the sky and i've used a star trailm programme. for the tower i have used a hdr tecnique.I would like to have your comments for my photothanks continue reading

Playing PS filters and making everything of stars (my new collection)

A month ago I installed new plug-ins to my PS CS4. Namely, StarSpikes Pro 2 Filter(from ProDigital Software), Knoll Light Factory(from Red Giant Software), and set of filtersfrom Flaming Pear (of which filters Flexity, Flood, Melancholytron, Glitterato and some others are my favorite ones).I like them much since they allow me to create excellent effects. And so, I have been playing with these plug-ins for several weeks and finally new collection in my portfolio appeared - Things Made out... continue reading

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