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Best times to photograph the Milky Way

Milky Way Photographing Chart Below is a guide for Photographers who want to know the best times and dates to photograph the Milky Way.  The times listed are approximate to start photographing ranging from 9pm to 2am.  The dates listed correspond to the start times for both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere.

Tom’s Tip: Slot Canyons

Northern Arizona and the Navajo Nation Upper Antelope Canyon is by far the most famous slot canyon in Northern Arizona but by no means the only or the best. Other spectacular slot canyons on the Antelope Wash water shed are Lower Antelope Canyon and Canyon X. Additional spectacular canyons are Secret Canyon

Using Filters

12 Aug No Comments Thomas Whetten Filters, Photography, Photography Gear , ,

Tom’s Quick Tip: Filters In my photo bag that goes with me everywhere are two filter pouches holding a variety of filters.  However, of all my filters the two I use the most are my circular polarizer and a graduated neutral density.  A polarizer allows me to add contrast to skies,

Photographing Bats Getting a Drink

My Photo Vision To photograph a bat swooping down over a pond to get a drink.  In this setup I used a Phototrap Photographic Infrared Triggering System to trigger the photograph.  When the Phototrap beam is broken the four (4) flashes are triggered capturing the shot. Equipment: Trigger:            Phototrap Photographic

2013 African Safari Announcement

10 Apr No Comments Thomas Whetten Africa Photography Tours, African Photo Safari, Photography

Join Wildlife Photo Tour August 15th – 26th, 2013 on an African Safari highlighting the “Great Migration”.  This photo safari is a real bargain priced at $5,995 without skimping on quality.  Other African safaris put six people to eight people per vehicle while I limit the number to three or four so everyone has

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