Milky Way Photo Editing

This post is a breakdown of how I typically edit Milky Way photos. I will typically follow this Lonely Spec tutorial but tend to skip it if I get satisfactory results on my own. .cr2 raw file The first thing I do is exposure, so adjusting overall exposure, highlights, shadows, and contrast via the sliders.Continue reading “Milky Way Photo Editing”

Acadia National Park – Day 4

Wednesday saw the sun peek through the clouds right after sunrise. After leaving the hotel I had planned out a loop hike of the Long Pond Trail, part of the Great Notch Trail, and part of Gilley trail. I thought this would take all day so I packed a lunch. I did 5.5 miles inContinue reading “Acadia National Park – Day 4”

Acadia National Park – Day 1

Day 0 was a driving day. I started in Ashburn, VA, and ended up in Freeport, ME 12 hours later.   On to Day 1, I woke up in Freeport and did my pilgrimage to the LL Bean flagship store. The giant Bean Boot out front is really cool, as are the interlocked moose inContinue reading “Acadia National Park – Day 1”