Milky Way Masterclass Suite

Bring the night to life

Welcome to the Milky Way Masterclass Suite where you will learn how to plan, capture and process stunning Milky Way Landscapes. You will learn how to produce noise-free images to reveal the fine details in your foreground and Milky Way. This Masterclass Suite was designed for an enthusiast or beginner to produce Milky Way Landscapes with photography equipment you already own.

Included is 26 videos totaling 7 hours of Photoshop Training on 13 must-know topics, 2 Masterclass Photoshop Workflows, 1 Lightroom Masterclass Workflow, Camera settings analysis and essential Milky Way planning tutorials. Star-trails and more Photoshop Training videos will be added mid-year. Plus support text and resources are supplied for further learning.

This is what you need to know to produce amazing Milky Way Landscapes. With 10 years experience photographing the night sky, winning multiple awards and teaching over 2500 students, the Masterclass Suite was designed for you to replicate my photographs.

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Below you will see the before and after photos. Visit my gallery for more.

The before and after photographs were captured using a 7 year old D750 with an older style Samyang 20mm. Almost any camera and lens can replicate these results with learnings from the Masterclass Suite.

 
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BEFORE AND AFTER

Reveal the hidden details of your Milky Way Landscapes following the Masterclass Workflow.

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Follow a proven workflow to bring your Milky Way Landscapes to life.

You will no longer produce noisy, dark and dull images with no defined structure of the Milky Way and your foreground.

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INCLUDED WITH THE 2021 MASTERCLASS

Book a spot to receive access to the Milky Way Masterclass Suite

 

In this section I show you how to plan Milky Way photographs. We focus on the Milky Way Season which will allow you to accurately plan when to shoot under the many variable conditions.

PLANNING: MILKY WAY SEASON

Throughout the year the Milky Way core is visible on select dates visible across the sky.

INCLUDED IS THE 2021 MILKY WAY VIEWING CALENDAR

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22 Pages of Milky Way viewing times with durations

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Milky Way azimuthal position for accurate planning

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Meteor Shower viewing times with radiant

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How to read the calendar with terminology

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Photography tips for each month

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Australia-wide use

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PLANNING: LIGHT POLLUTION

Do you need to be hundreds of kms away to photograph the Milky Way?

Photograph locations near or far away. Discover places close to home for you to shoot Milky Way Landscapes.

This video demonstrates the process to align the Milky Way Core with interesting foreground subjects. I will walk you through the steps I take to plan and scout location to capture Milky Way Landscapes.

PLANNING: SCOUTING LOCATIONS

Discover locations nearby and far for you to capture the night sky.

In this video I provide an analysis of how to capture the best exposure to capture hidden details to prepare for post processing. This 30 minute video will expand your knowledge with easy to see and understand examples discussing shutter speed, aperture, ISO.

This is essential to produce the best results with your camera. 

CAMERA SETTINGS ANALYSIS

Learn how your camera works to produce pristine Milky Way Landscapes.

 

ALSO INCLUDED

180° PANORAMAS

Learn how I capture and stitch vast 180° panoramas. I will teach you how to correctly stitch your photos and fix your horizon seamlessly to produce stunning vistas of the night sky with this workflow.

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PHOTOSHOP LEARNING

In this 13 must learn video series I teach the main and common functions of Photoshop. Learn the foundations to bring your stars to life.

Photoshop is an amazing program to process your Milky Way Landscapes. Often thought as difficult and complex, I will teach what you need to know including Curves, Camera RAW, Colour Grading, Smooth Adjustment Blending, Creative Edits and more with easy to follow tutorials.

 

13 TRAINING TUTORIALS

TOPICS INCLUDE

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Reading your Histogram

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My Photoshop Workspace

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Mastering Curves

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Colour Correcting

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Accurate Sharpening

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Targeted Noise Reduction

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Removing Edge Halos

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Smoother Vingetting

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Reading Pixel Values

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Soft creative finish to your photo

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Camera RAW Adjustments

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Blended Saturation

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Smooth targeted adjustment blending

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Milky Way Landscapes are often dark, noisy and lack detail in the Milky Way and foreground. This workflow allows you to process images with depth. You will have full control of how you edit your astrophotographs.

MASTERCLASS WORKFLOW

Let's bring your stars to life! This workflow was developed to reveal lost details and enhance your Milky Way Landscapes.

 

WORKFLOW: LIGHTROOM

Lightroom allows you to process Milky Way Landscapes in an easy workflow to achieve stunning results.

I have developed a Lightroom Classic workflow to achieve similar results as Photoshop. When learning editing, Lightroom offers a simpler design to help you make adjustments. I show you how process your Milky Way Landscapes to bring your images to life.

I want to share with you how I produce consistent results every time I edit a photograph to achieve my desired look. The photoshop training compliments the workflow with more learning in the Masterclass Workflows.

WORKFLOW: PHOTOSHOP

Included is 2 Masterclass Workflow tutorials on two separate photographs to demonstrate the process for you.

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CREATE STUNNING IMAGES NOW

Discover how to produce stunning Milky Way Landscapes.