Demystifying Milky Way Landscape Photography with Erik Kuna

Learn how to capture breathtaking photos of the Milky Way with Erik Kuna! We’ve seen the final images from this class—let’s just say you won’t want to skip this one.

In this class, Erik gets you up to speed on the gear you’ll need, the settings you’ll use, tools to help you plan your shoot, essential information about the Milky Way, and techniques to get tack sharp stars, all before heading out to some dark sky locations in the American Southwest.

Let’s go!

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction
  2. The Gear
  3. Essential Apps
  4. Understanding the Milky Way
  5. Location Scouting
  6. Techniques You Need to Know
  7. Dealing with Unfavorable Conditions
  8. Using a Star Tracker
  9. Preparing to Go Shoot
  10. Mojave Desert Shoot
  11. Getting Sharp Stars
  12. Light Painting
  13. Reviewing Photos
  14. Conclusion

You’ll walk away from this class with the confidence and skills to shoot some of the best photos in the galaxy!

Watch Erik Kuna’s latest class—it’s out of this world!

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.