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Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

An Impassioned Plea For Art’s Sake

Venus and car light streaks

Hello, my name is Kevin Adams, and I’m addicted to layers. There, I said it. Yes, I use Photoshop. And Photoshop layers. I even—gasp—shoot and stack multiple exposures for some of my images. Now that I’ve admitted committing such a crime, I don’t expect anyone to look at my images ever again without suspicion. How could Read more... you know you want to.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

No, Cumberland Falls And Victoria Falls Are Not The Only Waterfalls Where You Can See Moonbows!

Night Photo of Moonbow at Rainbow Falls on Horsepasture River

Just saw this article from Newser. Got it from a link on USA Today. Don’t know anything about Newser, but I have to say I’m disappointed in USDA Today for linking to garbage. Are there no fact checkers left? So, the article claims that moonbows are reliably visible at only two places in the world: Cumberland Read more... you know you want to.

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

11 Myths About Professional Nature Photographers

I’m not a fan of the “professional” designation when referring to photographers. I know so many terrific photographers who don’t try to earn money from their work and some of them are much better than those whose income comes only from photography. So for the purpose of this discussion, I’m using professional to define those Read more... you know you want to.

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Amazing Waterfall Discoveries!

In two months, my new North Carolina Waterfalls book will be out and everyone can finally see all the discoveries I’ve made since the last edition. I’ve been revealing a few of them periodically, but I’ve held back on the most amazing ones until now. I’m going to reveal the four most exciting discoveries I Read more... you know you want to.

Monday, September 7th, 2015

September 2015 Night Photography Events Calendar

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Each month I post a monthly night photography events calendar on the first day of the month. Yeah, I know, I'm late this month. What can I say? Life happens! Events listed on this calendar are suitable for wide-field and moderate-telephoto astrophotography, as well as for general night photography. Unless otherwise stated, all events occur in Read more... you know you want to.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

August 2015 Night Photography Events Calendar

August_2015_Night_Photography_News_Calendar

Each month I post a monthly night photography events calendar on the first day of the month. Events listed on this calendar are suitable for wide-field and moderate-telephoto astrophotography, as well as for general night photography. Unless otherwise stated, all events occur in the United States at mid-latitudes. Most of the events also occur at Read more... you know you want to.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

July 2015 Night Photography Events Calendar

July_2015_Night_Photography_News_Calendar

Each month I post a monthly night photography events calendar on the first day of the month. Events listed on this calendar are suitable for wide-field and moderate-telephoto astrophotography, as well as for general night photography. Unless otherwise stated, all events occur in the United States at mid-latitudes. Most of the events also occur at Read more... you know you want to.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

June 2015 Night Photography Events Calendar

June_2015_Night_Photography_News_Calendar

Each month I post a monthly night photography events calendar on the first day of the month. Events listed on this calendar are suitable for wide-field and moderate-telephoto astrophotography, as well as for general night photography. Unless otherwise stated, all events occur in the United States at mid-latitudes. Most of the events also occur at Read more... you know you want to.

Friday, May 8th, 2015

May 2015 Night Photography Events Calendar

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Each month I post a monthly night photography events calendar on the first day of the month. Well, it's supposed to be on the first, but computer issues forced a delay this month. Events listed on this calendar are suitable for wide-field and moderate-telephoto astrophotography, as well as for general night photography. Unless otherwise stated, Read more... you know you want to.

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Night Photography Lens Test From Ron Brunsvold

Wanted to pass along this lens test from Ron Brunsvold. It will be of special interest to Canon shooters, but since Ron also tested lenses from Sigma, Tamron, and Rokinon, Dark Side (Nikon) shooters should take a look. I would assume that the lens characteristics are the same for both mounts. One thing I especially like Read more... you know you want to.