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Simple Tips For Shooting The Milky Way

Last year when visiting the Fuji Five Lakes area with my family I took some photos of the Milky Way over Mt Fuji, but having not prepared all that well, I did not end up getting any shots I liked. During my trip this year I was set on rectifying that mistake. Thankfully the weather...

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    Lake Motosuko and The Milkyway

    During a camping trip with my family and mother-in-law to Lake Motosuko, one of my goals was to try some astrophotography. I’ve shot a lot of nature here on earth, but not much focused on space, so it seemed like a great opportunity to do just that. I headed out very early in the morning...

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    Mt Fuji Beneath The Stars

    This past week, my wife’s mother was able to visit us here in Japan, and so we wall took a couple of days to go camping at Lake Mototsuko at the base of Mt Fuji. I was excited to take this trip for a lot of reasons, not least of which was the fact that...

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    Shoot For The Moon

    “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” This is a photo I took in Choshi earlier this year. As the day came to an end, Anthony Wood and I found ourselves on the rocky Japanese coast line, with this lighthouse beaming a light through the night sky. It was...

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      October 2014 Lunar Eclipse

      Tonight we got a special treat in Japan, as we were able to see a full eclipse of the moon. Thought I’d share a quick photo I took this evening. Unfortunately the biggest lens I currently have is an 85mm full frame lens, and even using DX mode on my camera I had to crop...

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