Demystifying PhotoPills with Erik Kuna

You know the old saying “shoot for the moon, and you’ll land among the stars”? Well, this week you’ll be doing both in our latest class with Erik Kuna! It’s incredibly valuable to learn how to harness the light that comes from the sun, moon, and stars—it will give your photos that magic glow!

In this class you’ll learn the basic terminology needed to use the PhotoPills app, how to plan a photoshoot based around the position of the sun, the moon, or the milky way, how to discover when the next eclipse will occur at a given location, how to perform useful calculations, and so much more!

Course Outline:

  1. What is PhotoPills?
  2. Why Should You Care?
  3. Basic Terms
  4. The Planner Pill
  5. The Sun Pill
  6. The Moon Pill
  7. Augmented Reality
  8. Eclipse Planner
  9. The Find Tool
  10. Saving Locations
  11. Shoot Breakdown: Part 1
  12. Shoot Breakdown: Part 2
  13. Planning a Rocket Launch
  14. Planning a Future Shoot
  15. WidgetsCalculations
  16. Additional Tools
  17. Tracking Weather

This class is filled with essential tips and inside knowledge from a professional rocket photographer!

Reach for the stars and watch Erik Kuna’s latest class!

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.