Category Archives: landscape astrophotography

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Milky Way and Jupiter Ocean Reflection

Another beautiful night on the coast of Maine, with the glow of the Milky Way and Jupiter reflecting in the ocean. Saturn is also visible, to the upper-left of Jupiter. Nikon Z 7, Mount Adapter […]

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Milky Way and Dead Trees

A beautiful night along the coast of Maine. The tree tops in the foreground are being lit up by nearby West Quoddy Head Lighthouse. Nikon Z 7, Mount Adapter FTZ, NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8 lens @ […]

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Twilight Milky Way Over a Sunflower Field

  Young sunflowers follow the sun through the sky each day, turning back east during the night to greet the sun again the next day, but when they mature they stop that and only face […]

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Lens Heaters for Landscape Astrophotography

One of the most frequently asked questions I get is in regards to lens heaters. Why do you need them? Which one? Which battery? If you’re shooting when the dew point is going to be […]

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Milky Way Panorama on the Coast of Maine

The Milky Way arcs over the rugged coast of Maine on a clear night in May, 2020. Nikon D810A with NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8 lens @ 14mm and f/2.8 for all shots. Blend of two panoramas, […]

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Late Season Milky Way on the Coast of Maine

Late season Milky Way over the coast of Maine. The green color in the sky is from airglow, a natural phenomenon that occurs all over the globe. See this link for more details. The orange […]

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Milky Way Panorama on the Maine Coast

Nikon Z 6 with FTZ lens adapter and 14-24mm f/2.8 lens. Panorama images like this are possible when the Milky Way is lower in the sky, making it possible to shoot single row panorama that […]

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Milky Way Over Homer Wilson Ranch

Nikon Z 6, NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens. The Milky Way and Venus rise over Carousel Mountain and Homer Wilson Ranch in Big Bend National Park in Texas. Venus is the very big bright […]

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Twilight Milky Way Over François

Panorama with Nikon Z 7 and NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens The Milky Way arcs over the incredibly remote village of François, Newfoundland. Nestled into the top of an ocean fjord, François (pronounced “fran-sway”) […]

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Big Bend Blue Hour Bluebonnets and Milky Way

Nikon Z 6 with FTZ adapter and NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8 lens Sometimes even the most simple descriptive titles sound like a Dr. Seuss poem. This shot is from mid-February during the very early part of […]