To increase your chances of seeing some meteors, it’s also good to get away from the light pollution of cities. You want the sky as clear and as dark as possible.
If you’d like to try and photograph some meteors traveling across the night sky, then check out these great articles:
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P.S. Check out some new night photography features of The Photographer’s Ephemeris
I’ve mentioned The Photographer’s Ephemeris on numerous occasions. It’s a “must have” app for any landscape photographer. Well, the creator recently told me about a few new features that make this app even more useful (especially for night photography):
- Night mode — great for planning shots of the Milky Way!
- Event lists — showing you dates of meteor showers and eclipses!
So, if you haven’t updated TPE in awhile, I recommend doing so to take advantage of some cool new features.
About the Author: Steve Berardi is a naturalist, photographer, software engineer, and founder of PhotoNaturalist. You can usually find him hiking in the beautiful mountains and deserts of southern California.