Nightscape (Milky Way) Processing Video

Nightscape (Milky Way) Processing Video


Noise is always a nuisance in nightscapes. In this video, we’ll dive into stacking to reduce noise, and work to enhance the mood in your darkest of landscapes!

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What’s Included?

  • This video contains almost two hours of Milky Way processing, so my recommendation is to watch it in two parts. This is my entire workflow for creating a “Space Selfie”.

  • PSD-file (resized) of “Destiny” with every adjustment still present.

  • Read-me file linking to additional tools.


What Will I Learn?

This is my entire workflow for an epic forest shot. Subjects covered:

  • Optimal raw conversion for post-processing

  • Stacking the foreground

  • Compositing (Putting it all together)

  • Enhancing Satellites

  • Enhancing the Milky Way without Increasing Noise (Noise Control)

  • Color Processing

  • Making a feature from Light Pollution

  • Luminosity Processing / masks through Raya Pro by Jimmy McIntyre

  • Enlarging and enhancing individual stars

  • Orton effect creation and control

  • Cleaning hot/stuck/dead pixels

How do I Download the Video?

After you pay, you will download a document containing links to a secure download environment. The videos are very large files, so a stable connection is very important. Unzip the files and play the video in VLC player for the best viewing experience. Links are included in the documentation.


Notice: Watch me Edit!

These videos do not contain audible dialog. There are some annotations to guide you through what you see me do, but there is no sound. The video is intended to be silent, so you can put some music on and let the creative juices flow. These videos are very competitively priced as a result.