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Milky Way Photography Adventure Workshops in Utah & Oregon for 2018 | Ep 46

Join us for a Photog Adventure! Ever wanted to join Brendon Porter and Aaron King on a Photog Adventure? 2018 is going to be your chance to join us and learn how to do Milky Way Photography! Starting in March we will have workshops in Utah at Goblin Valley State Park, Natural Bridges National Monument, Goosenecks State Park, Bonneville Salt Flats, Knolls Recreational Area, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Oregon's Bandon Beach area and Crater Lake National Park, Mirror Lake, an...

Duration: 00:29:03

Sept 4th Bonus Update, Apology and Workshop Announcements | BONUS EPISODE

Quick update for all of you who don't follow the Facebook Live or YouTube Live videos we have done the past few weeks so you know about the technical issues of our current failing computer and how it has delayed our content lately. Plus the great news that a new computer is out for delivery today and that things are going to get back to normal along with celebrating our first anniversary as Photog Adventures turns 1 on September 8th. This is a short podcast episode just to update you guys...

Duration: 00:16:16

Live from Idaho for the Great American Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 | Ep 45

Join Aaron, Brendon & Brent Huntley LIVE from Idaho for multiple segments before, during and after the Total Solar Eclipse. Listen in on 3 mins of raw audio from the moment of Totality where Aaron can't get it together because of the awesomeness! Brendon joins Aaron and Brent through a phone call as he is in the Idaho Falls area where Brent and Aaron are over in Donnelly, Idaho above Boise. Laugh at how well-laid plans go to the wayside, scouting locations end up not even being used and how...

Duration: 01:02:54

Landscape Photography composition, techniques & challenges in the UK with Adam Karnacz | Ep 44

We are privileged to be joined by Adam Karnacz of First Man Photography fame on YouTube whose Landscape Photography vlogs take us to the Lake District and other beautiful areas in the UK. Adam discusses his typical approach to landscape composition, techniques and the challenges of keeping photography going being a family man with a wife and two daughters that depend on him. We also get to learn a lot about his method for Water Drop photography that is just beautiful and crazy enough is the...

Duration: 01:09:51

Faroe Islands, the Dreamwalkers & being an Olympus Visionary with Chris Eyre-Walker | Ep 43

Chris joins us from Belgium months ago to talk about his experience as an Olympus Visionary, traveling the world from the deserts of Namibia to the weathered rocks of the Faroe Islands and his recently announced short film about the Dreamwalkers Highlining team who conquered amazing heights at the Faroe Islands. Chris also shares with us his experience starting out working with Chris Burkard and why he uses the yellow jacketed or red jacketed model in almost all of his shots. See more of...

Duration: 00:59:05

Two ways to go Full-Time in Photography with Jordan Younce | Ep 42

Today's episode is not a normal episode. It is about inspiration. Many of us as we discover our love of photography dream about that day when your entire job is playing with a camera all day! But how can we do that? We are Landscape Photographers. We are Milky Way Photographers. So how are we going to win the photography lottery and make money doing those? You probably won't. You are probably like me and Brendon and will need to find a revenue stream that will support your lifestyle of...

Duration: 00:57:46

Oregon Road Trip | Crater Lake Milky Way Awesomeness with Kirk Keyes | Ep 41

We talk about the amazing dark skies at Crater Lake National Park in Oregon and the challenges of staying up nearly all night for Milky Way Photography only to need to try and get sleep in the heat of the day! Awesome timelapses, the dangers of traversing the crater in the dark of night and the brilliant benefits of using a star tracker system in Astrophotography. Special thanks to Kirk Keyes from for joining us on the podcast and for the whole Oregon trip! Can't wait to get...

Duration: 00:55:01

Oregon Road Trip | Bandon Beach Sunset, Milky Way & Sunrise with Kirk Keyes | Ep 40

Joined by Kirk Keyes, we talk about the challenges of beach sunsets, finding our way in a new place, the comforts of AirBNB and an awesome night with a fantastic Beach Milky Way! Stanley's image will be in the Show Notes at our website that is coming soon. For now, you can see his image on our Facebook Listeners Group. Gemtune DH-55 Panoramic Ball Head with Indexing Rotator Link to Donna's AirBNB page:

Duration: 01:07:57

Talking YouTube & Landscape Photography with Thomas Heaton | Ep 39

Taking a break from our travels on the road to Bandon, Oregon, we have the awesome opportunity to have a call with Thomas Heaton and talk about his success in YouTube, pick his brain for what he does right whether intentional or not and got to hear about some of his awesome Landscape Photography adventures. Learn why Thomas doesn't do Astrophotography, how he isn't interested in the analytics and strategies of YouTube but just likes to focus on sharing the story of getting out there with...

Duration: 00:48:54

Impromptu LIVE Sunrise Adventure at Bloods Lake | Ep 38

When a scheduled podcast is requested by the guest to be pushed back a couple weeks, we decide to go on a last-minute impromptu adventure and bring our podcast equipment along with us! We travel up Big Cottonwood Canyon to Guardsman Pass and then hike to a potentially perfect spot for the sunrise. We talk about the challenge of making the most of a cloudless sky, using PhotoPills to know where to set up the camera and push ourselves into a sleepless night just to make sure the podcast...

Duration: 00:45:53

Live Listener Q&A with PhotoPills' Rafael "The Bard" Pons | Ep 37

Rafael "The Bard" Pons joins us on the podcast & LIVE on YouTube to answer listener questions about the PhotoPills app. A MUCH DIFFERENT podcast than the usual as we take listener questions live and in my edit I skip over the questions. Most likely better as a video, see the live uncut presentation here: With listener questions and our own, we learn many previously unknown shortcuts where a single tap or double tap can lead you more quickly to the next...

Duration: 00:58:22

Milky Way Photography out in Escalante National Monument | Ep 36

We spend Memorial Day Weekend out at the Grand Staircase - Escalante area and experience crazy dust, beautiful clear night skies, terribly annoying washboard dirt roads, actually visible but partial Aurora and get lost walking in a straight path. All with our buddy and guide Jeff Pedersen. Astrophotography is usually a challenge, but out at Escalante there are photogenic setting on top of photogenic setting making the only difficulty waiting until the next nightfall so you can start...

Duration: 01:05:46

1000-Mile drive through Southern Utah in 24 hours | Ep 35

We decided to re-make our original Patreon video by hitting up classic landmarks of Southern Utah in one weekend. Between Friday evening and Saturday evening we hit Goblin Valley State Park, Monument Valley National Park, Natural Bridges National Monument and Balanced Rock up in Arches National Park while getting weathered out of stops at House on Fire Ruins and Goosenecks State Park. Then a few days later we added even more miles and hit the Bonneville Salt Flats to complete the full...

Duration: 00:43:56

Astrophotography Planning with Australian Photographer Mark Gee | Ep 34

We hangout with world renowned Australian Photographer Mark Gee and talk about the incredible patience and planning it took for him to capture his famous video of the full moon rising on top of silhouettes of people enjoying the view at a lookout in Wellington, New Zealand. If you haven't watched the video yet, go to the link below and watch it right now! Everything was so well planned out and perfected over months of trial and error. It is awe-inspiring! We also go over the scary and the...

Duration: 00:46:31

Why we chose Patreon, details on the benefits & the future of Photog Adventures | BONUS EPISODE

We go into the details on why we decided to start a Patreon, the options we have been trying to get us funded and the specifics of the many rewards we offer for those that join us. Then we go over our goals for the future of Photog Adventures and what getting properly funded will mean for the YouTube channel and podcast. Thanks for taking the time to listen to this episode and we really hope many of you will join us and become Patrons of Photog Adventures! SEE THE PATREON VIDEO HERE:...

Duration: 00:28:03

Milky Way at House on Fire Ruins & Natural Bridges National Monument | Astro Photog Ep 3

Aaron talks about the Listener Adventure where we went to capture the Milky Way at the House on Fire Ruins and Natural Bridges National Monument in Southern Utah. Kathy Henehan and Jeff Pedersen join Aaron for a weekend of photography and we are able to capture one of Kathy's first Milky Way images. Carson LumiLoupe Series Pre-Focused Stand Magnifier BelOMO 10x Triplet Loupe Folding Magnifier

Duration: 00:46:24

Four Milky Way Planning Apps & Bonus Eric Benedetti | Astro Photog Ep 2

NOTE: Astro Photog Episode 3 is halfway done being edited and I will upload it later today the 16th! Aaron details the reasons he uses four apps and websites to plan his Milky Way Photography., Stellarium, PhotoPills and For Gear Time Aaron is joined by Eric Benedetti to talk an awesome telephoto Rokinon lens for Deep-Sky or close-up Milky Way Astrophotography. Rokinon 135mm F2.0 ED UMC Telephoto Lens Map:...

Duration: 00:25:25

Landscape Photography a week too early in Grand Teton National Park | Ep 33

We talk about our "a bit too early" trip up to the Grand Teton National Park and the drawbacks of long lens timelapse photography. The clouds were amazing and dynamic hovering over the Grand Teton but we spent most of the sunrise and sunset with clouds blocking the pictoresque peak. Scouting around on the few roads that were open we discover the location of the famous John Moulton barn and try our hand at a sunset shot at the barn. Listener Photog Adventure of the Week is in Scotland with...

Duration: 01:06:09

PictureMonk Jordan Younce's "Road to Full Time" YouTube series & Design Principles in Photos | Ep 32

PictureMonk Jordan Younce talks design principles in Photography with Aaron & Brendon and his new YouTube series called "The Road to Full Time" about his pathway to doing Photography Full Time. Aaron shares a design style guide that he used from his time at Disney when he worked on the game Disney Infinity. Referencing the style guide, we talk about how we can all use basic design principles to help our landscape photography have the kind of balance and interest that well-designed logos or...

Duration: 00:58:47

Royce Bair returns! Civility, National Park updates & a live Listener Q&A | Ep 31

Royce Bair returns to the podcast and talks about his Milky Way capture over at Hanksville Butte, answers listener questions live over Facebook, civility among photographers and gives us an update on the National Parks considering joining Arches and Canyonlands with banning light painting and night photography workshops. F&V Z96 UltraColor LED Light (Same as Aaron purchased but as of today, out of stock.) In-Stock option for F&V HDV-Z96 II Z-flash LED Light...

Duration: 01:24:16

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