Milky way core with Wheatbelt silhouettes


Milky Way core overhead, surrounded by silhouettes of gum trees.

I regularly hold workshops teaching how to photograph the Milky Way, something I have been doing since 2012. This nightscape astro photo was taken at my rural dark skies property, one of the several locations you could choose to have a one-on-one or small group workshop with me to capture your own photographs of our fantastic southern hemisphere skies. More information on my photography workshops can be found at my workshops page.

This photograph is a combination of stacked frames for the night sky and for the foreground. The dark clear skies made processing easy and light work, with very minimal post-processing. The lens used was the Tamron 15-30 f/2.8 which as you can see exhibits fantastic coma free image quality.