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Tutorials to improve your night sky photography skills and techniques.

Meteors and stars over Utah's Temple Mountain

Focus to infinity - The key to nighttime star photography

Learn techniques to set your camera's lens to focus at infinity to ensure sharp focus on stars for night photography.

Northern Lights Over Mt. Baker

How to photograph northern lights

Learn about locations, techniques, and camera settings for northern lights (aurora borealis) photography.

Northern Lights - Washington State

Why your camera sees the night sky better than your eyes

Why do night sky phenomena like the northern lights, Milky Way, and stars appear more vivid and colorful on a camera? It is because of the biology of the human eye.

Solar Eclipse Time Lapse - Bald Mountain, Idaho

How to photograph a total solar eclipse

This comprehensive guide will teach you how to photograph a total solar eclipse.

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