Photographing the Milky Way

The Big Dipper, asterism of seven stars

Photographing the Milky Way was something I wanted to try because with naked eye it’s barely visible here in Finland. You can see only a dim cloud like area in the sky but thats all. So, lets get out and try.┬áCamera has a much better low light sensitivity┬áthan human eye. At least better than my eyes. With a long exposure you can catch a lot more light than what eye can see.

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Me and Photography

Sea view in Porkkala

Photography has been my hobby since I was something under 10 years old. So, lets say since 1969 or something like that. Yu can count the years ­čÖé Can’t even remember what was my first camera but quite soon I kind of kept my fathers Nikkormat Ftn SLR in my use. I still have the … Read more