Advanced Milky Way Photography Post Processing with Erik Kuna

Take a deeper dive into post processing your Milky Way photos! Join Erik Kuna as he teaches you how to decrease the noise and increase the signal to bring out the very best in your astrophotography. Erik walks you step-by-step through his workflow for dealing with noise, nailing the white balance, reducing light pollution, adding depth and dimension, enhancing the Milky Way core, and a series of finishing moves to really make things pop.

What can you expect to get out of this class? Find out below!

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction
  2. Dealing with Noise
  3. Nailing the White Balance
  4. Dealing with Light Pollution
  5. Adding Depth and Dimension
  6. Adjusting the Color Balance
  7. Enhancing the Milky Way Core
  8. Reduce Stars to Enhance Milky Way
  9. Sharpen and Glow
  10. Workflow Walkthrough: Part 1
  11. Workflow Walkthrough: Part 2

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Erik Kuna

Erik is the Vice President of Operations for KelbyOne, and a passionate Rocket Launch photographer. His goal is to create images that help educate people about the space industry and inspire them to learn more about the beauty of space exploration. His passion was ignited in 2015 by seeing the SpaceX Falcon 9 booster land successfully. He felt like from that moment, he had to be part of documenting and capturing the beauty and inspiration of spaceflight and has never looked back. He has recently pushed his work farther by working with Plotaverse to heighten his images with motion.