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  • (Mostly) Free Tools for Star Trails and Star Circles
  • 600 Rule?
  • About Steven
  • Action! Creating a Timelapse Animation (Part 1 of 2)
  • Added Spiff! Advanced Stacker Version 14 Available!!
  • Adobe Customer Dis-service
  • Adobe’s Creative Cloud
  • Advanced Stacker Plus – It’s HERE!
  • Advanced Stacker PLUS and Lightroom
  • Advanced Star Trail Tricks
  • Alabama Hills Beckons
  • Alabama Hills Star Circle Academy Workshop: November 5 – 7
  • Alignment (Part 1 of 2)
  • Alignment (Part 2 of 2)
  • Astro101: Checklist
  • Astronomy Photographer of the Year: 2012 Edition
  • Astrophotography – The Polarie
  • Astrophotography 101: Getting Started
  • Astrophotography 301: Let the Fuzziness Begin!
  • Astrophotography Equipment Follow Up
  • Astrophotography Equipment Recommendations – Beginner to Intermediate
  • Astrophotography in the Big City
  • Attack of the Chinese Comment Spam Robots
  • Automated Stacking of Star Trails in PS CS5
  • Bad Bridge Behavior (2014)
  • Bending Reality
  • Blobulous Revisited – Part 1
  • Blobulous Revisited – Part 2
  • Bracketing 101
  • Bump up Those Stars
  • Camera Control Devices Compared
  • Canon vs Nikon
  • Catching the Moon Simplified
  • Changes at StarCircleAcademy
  • Cheese, Emotion and Star Trails
  • Coaxing a Meteor into Smiling for your Camera
  • Color Is Powerful
  • Creating a Night Panorama
  • Creating a Timelapse Animation Part 2 of 2
  • Creative Cloud – 7 Things That Might Make You Like It
  • Cruising
  • Damnable Dew!
  • Dark Frames And Your Night Photography
  • De Streaking
  • Dew Defeated
  • Do You Despise Telemarketers?
  • Doing things Backward in Advanced Stacker PLUS
  • Driven to Abstraction
  • Easy (HDR) Blending with Stacking Software
  • Essential Tools for Planning a Star Circle Shot
  • Expanse of Waters – Night Vertorama
  • Exploring Night Photography – Lesson 1
  • Exploring Night Photography – Lesson 2
  • Exploring Night Photography 4 – Stars and Star Trails
  • Exploring Night Photography Lesson 5: Photo Processing
  • Exploring Night Photography: Lesson 3 – Gear
  • Exploring Night Photography: Lesson 6 BEST TIPS
  • Exposing for Stars
  • Extraordinary Vision
  • Fakery Exposed….
  • Filters and the Night Sky
  • Flat Frames
  • Focus at Night? Here is a powerful trick
  • Foreground – o – Matic
  • Foul Weather Warning: Creative Cloud and Photoshop CS6 are at enmity
  • Geometry and The Moon
  • Graduated Neutral Density Filters
  • How long does a 30 second exposure take?
  • How to Fly with Camera Gear
  • How to Not Lose (Much) Sleep
  • Hunting Comets and other faint objects in not-dark skies
  • If You Want a Better Star Trail…
  • Improving Your Panoramas
  • Interval…what?
  • Intervalometer Tricks
  • Israel and Jordan Trip Report – Final Installment
  • ISS Predictions – Selected Areas
  • Learn from the HDR Pro
  • Listening to the Sky
  • Long Way to Go (Almost No Night Exposures)
  • Look What You Did!
  • Lost Camera
  • Lost Camera – the rest of the story
  • Magic and Photography
  • Meteor Hunting
  • Milky Way in Nirvana
  • Milky Way Post Processing: Color Correction
  • Mission: Peak!
  • More “Long Way” Updates for Jordan, Israel
  • More Star Stacking Tricks: Use the Bridge
  • My Camera Can Not Focus in the Dark – And Neither Can I!
  • My Heart Aches (Updated)
  • Need Multiple Batteries Charged?
  • New Video Release – Panorama Extravaganza
  • New Way to Get Night Photography Instruction
  • Night Assault / Ghost Hikers – Stacking Action
  • Night Photography 111: Catching the Moon
  • Not Eclipsed!
  • Now Open: The Store
  • Now With Added Zip
  • Off Topic Post Ahead: Combating Robocalls
  • Oh the Weather Outside is Frightful – or Not
  • Out Darn Gaps!
  • Painting with Light
  • Panorama Pursuit
  • People and Space – Astronomy Photographer of the Year, 2010
  • Philosophy of Advanced Stacker PLUS
  • Photo Manipulation Topics for Night Photographers
  • Photo Pills discount Code
  • Photo Pills Ultimate App for Photography
  • Photoshop CS6 Upgrade: A tough row to hoe
  • Plan C: How To Plan a Time Sequence Shot
  • Planispheres (Star Maps): Paper or Electronic?
  • Playing with Fire
  • Power On – all Night Long!
  • Ready for Comet ISON?
  • Resources (Available to Workshop Participants Only)
  • Resources for Astrophotography
  • Review: CamRanger
  • Road Trip: Eastern Sierra, California
  • Sequenced Shots (How To)
  • Short Listed!
  • Simple Astro Processing Technique to Conquer Noise
  • Skies Ablaze – Capturing Fireworks
  • Solar Eclipse… May 20th.
  • Solar Filters
  • Spyglass: Scouting tool for iOS Devices
  • Stacker’s Checklist
  • Star Circle Planning Tools in The Field
  • Star Trail Creation – Step By Step
  • Steven appears on ABC 7 News (KGO)
  • Stitching Stars
  • Stratospheric Exercise for Moonatics
  • Struck by Lightning – an Interview with Phil McGrew
  • Target that Fuzzy!
  • The 5 Most Used Photo Enhancement Techniques
  • The 5 Most Used Photo Enhancement Techniques – Part 2
  • The 5 Most Used Photo Enhancement Techniques – Part 3
  • The Blur and the Jaggies
  • The Cloud is a Clod
  • The Elusive Milky Way – Capture an Image
  • The Elusive Milky Way – How to Find It!
  • The Ideal Handheld App For Catching the Sun, Moon and Stars
  • The Many Paths to Failure
  • The Revenge of Lens Correction
  • The Six Month Sabbatical
  • The Top 5 Night Photo Mistakes
  • The Vicissitudes of Life, Photography and Weather
  • Theory vs Reality in Photography
  • Tip: Avoiding Lens Flare
  • Tip: Star Bursts
  • Tips for Using Layers for Stacking
  • Top Ten Reasons to Do Night Photography
  • Total Lunar Eclipse and San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge
  • Transit of Venus
  • Trimming away the Excess (Photoshop)
  • Trivia Contest: Starbursts
  • Trouble with Long Exposures – Part 1 of 2.
  • Trouble with Long Exposures – Part 2 of 2
  • Untimely Battery Death: How to Avoid It.
  • UV Filter for Protection!?
  • Warning: That RAW image is not really RAW – and why it matters
  • Washington Landmark + Penumbral Eclipse
  • We Are Always Tweaking
  • Webinar Providers & StarCircleAcademy
  • Welcome to My Little Corner of Rotating Heaven
  • What Ever Happened To You?
  • What is so Super about a Super Moon?
  • What is Special about the December 10th Lunar Eclipse?
  • What Photoshop?
  • What to Look For in a Night Photography Lens
  • What you Need to Know About Histograms
  • What’s In a Website?
  • Where to Go for Dark Skies?
  • Which Camera is Better for Night Photography?
  • Who is Your Mentor?
  • Why North?
  • Why your Streak is (probably) NOT a Meteor
  • Yet Another Day Done
  • Zoom Zoom
  • What do you think about this?