Daily Archives: May 23, 2016

Making the Case for Dark Sky Photography

Long time readers of this blog know that I do a lot of my astro-photography from “Wa-chur-ed”, my home observatory, and that most of the images captured there use narrowband filters to defeat the light pollution from nearby Portland, Oregon.  But narrowband imaging limits you to just one type of target, emission nebulae.  To photograph anything else in the night sky you need to get away from the city lights – in my case, more than 100 miles away. Whenever the weather allows, I try to get out to dark skies during the New Moon period (the Moon being the […]